life http://wkar.org en Breaking down the debate over juvenile lifers http://wkar.org/post/breaking-down-debate-over-juvenile-lifers <p></p><p></p><p>The Michigan Supreme Court will hear arguments today on what should be done with more than 350 prison inmates sentenced to life with no chance of parole as juveniles.&nbsp; The Michigan case follows a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court decision declaring life without parole sentences for minors violates the U.S. constitution’s ban on cruel and unusual punishment.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wkar.org/programs/current-state">Current State </a>speaks with the <a href="http://www.mprn.org">Michigan Public Radio Network’s </a>statehouse bureau chief, Rick Pluta.</p><p></p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 18:06:55 +0000 Mark Bashore & Melissa Benmark 50269 at http://wkar.org Breaking down the debate over juvenile lifers