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August 13, 2012

Interesting reports on post-Miller challenges in Alabama

These two recent stories coming from Alabama newspapers provide interesting perspectives on how two counties are trying to figure out just what the Supreme Court's Miller ruling means for sentencing law and procedures in the Yellowhammer State:

Though it will surely be many months (and probably many years) until all the details are sorted through, it will be real interesting to take stock of what ends up happening (procedurally and substantively) to the roughly 2,500 juvenile defendants who were serving LWOP sentences (and others facing such sentences) at the time of the Miller ruling.

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