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June 10, 2014
 

U.S. Supreme Court Refuses Case on Juveniles Serving Life Sentences

States have been split on whether a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that juveniles convicted of murder can't get mandatory life sentences without parole also applies retroactively. Plus: The nation's highest court also refused a case on California's overcrowded prisons.

 

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Controversial Maine Governor in 3-Way Re-Election Race
Georgia Governor Appoints Another Ex-Senator
Finance
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Vermont's GMO Law Could Change U.S. Food Industry
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Colorado Lets Towns Lose Resources without Gaining Revenues
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