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Supreme Court looks again at life sentences for teens

The U.S. Supreme Court added a new case to its docket on Monday that will determine whetherjuveniles sentenced years ago to life without parole should be re-sentenced. The latest case, Montgomery v. Louisiana, comes in the wake of a 2012 ruling that life without parole sentences forjuveniles are unconstitutional. There are about 1,500 people in the U.S. who remain incarcerated under such sentences.

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