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Miller v. Alabama
Citation:132 S. Ct. 2455 (2012)
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Miller and another juvenile, Jackson, were convicted of murder and sentenced to life without parole. The sentence was mandatory and the trial courts did not have any authority to impose a lesser sentence.
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