Supreme Court rules on sentences for minors: "Cruel & Unusual Punishment."
POSTED: Tuesday, May 18, 2010 - 8:37am
UPDATED: Monday, December 20, 2010 - 5:43pm
East Texans talk-back on court's decision with KTBB's Garth Maier.
In a 6 - 3 ruling; supreme court justices rule that sentencing minors to life without parole is cruel and unusual punishment.
Case stems from a Florida trial where a teen convicted of armed robbery, violates parole and commits another crime then sentenced to life.