Juveniles with life terms could get second chance

Associated Press

“Juveniles sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole could get a second chance under legislation approved by the state Senate. Sen. Leland Yee’s bill would let courts review life sentences after 15 years. It passed 21-16 on Wednesday. SB 9 would allow judges to reduce sentences to 25 years-to-life for offenders who show remorse and are working to be rehabilitated. It now goes to the Assembly where a similar bill died last year.”

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