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4 years 3 months ago

Man may be freed from life sentence

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man serving a potential life sentence for stealing food from a Los Angeles church will soon be free. A judge ordered the release of Gregory Taylor, who was sentenced in 1997 under California's three-strikes law. Taylor cried Monday as the judge amended the potential...

4 years 6 months ago

Supreme Court: Teens can't be locked up for life

The Supreme Court has ruled that teenagers may not be locked up for life with no chance of parole if they haven't killed anyone. By a 6-3 vote Monday, the court says the Constitution requires that young people serving life sentences must at least be considered for release.

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