Finding redemption after 18 years

By Richard Haws, Des Moines Register, June 8, 2012

Any state that’s suffered through the most brutal murder spree in its history wouldn’t be expected to show compassion for any of the crime’s perpetrators, but that’s what Nebraska did. It’s relevant to today because the U.S. Supreme Court this summer will be addressing the same question that Nebraska faced — whether juvenile murderers should die in prison from a state-imposed death sentence.

Many Iowans will remember the Nebraska horror.

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