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Md. lawmakers override Hogan’s veto, ban juvenile life without parole (access required)

The Maryland General Assembly overrode Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto Saturday and enacted legislation prohibiting juveniles from being sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Legislative supporters of the override called the prohibition an affirmation of the principle that young offenders are not beyond redemption given time for maturity, remorse and rehabilitation. Under the new ...

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