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Becky Feldman, Chief Attorney, Post Conviction Defenders Division of the Office of the Public Defender. (The Daily Record/Maxmilian Franz)
Becky Feldman, Chief Attorney, Post Conviction Defenders Division of the Office of the Public Defender. (The Daily Record/Maxmilian Franz)

Md. public defender’s division challenges life sentences for juveniles

Post-conviction section also seeks attorney volunteers

The Maryland Office of the Public Defender’s post-conviction division has adopted a strategy to help ensure convicts serving life sentences without the possibility of parole for crimes committed while juveniles are resentenced following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that such punishments are cruel and unusual.

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