Juvenile Life sentence

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The United States Supreme Court recently overturned the sentence of life without parole for juvenile offenders based on the majority opinion that it was unconstitutional based on it being cruel and unusual punishment and in violation of the Eighth Amendment. Write a paper in which you support or refute the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to end the sentence of life without parole for juveniles.


  • Your written paper should be 2-3 pages in length not counting the title and reference pages, which you must include.
  • Use terms, evidence, and concepts from class readings.
  • You need to cite at least three sources for this assignment, outside of the textbook.
  • Your paper must be formatted according to APA