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Offender’s youth is “mandatory guidepost” for sentencing  (access required)

A juvenile offender who was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole is entitled to a new sentencing hearing because recent rulings from the U.S. and South Carolina supreme courts mandate that an offender’s youth be given special consideration rather than simply being considered among a variety of factors, the South Carolina ...

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