Rogue state no longer — juvenile death penalty declared unconstitutional

The Supreme Court today declared the juvenile death penalty to be unconstitutional.

by Peter Wagner, March 1, 2005

The Supreme Court today declared the juvenile death penalty to be unconstitutional. See the article on Civilrights.org.

With great pleasure, we’ve removed our map of counties that execute juveniles from the front page of this site.

Peter Wagner is Executive Director of the Prison Policy Initiative. (Other articles | Full bio | Contact)



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