Court: Age must be considered when youths get 'life' terms

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey's highest court has ruled that juveniles can't receive the practical equivalent of life sentences without parole unless the sentencing judge considers their age and its "attendant characteristics." The unanimous ruling issued Wednesday by the state Supreme Court stemmed from appeals filed by two men ......
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