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Supreme Court rules on sentences for minors: "Cruel & Unusual Punishment."

POSTED: Tuesday, May 18, 2010 - 7:37am

UPDATED: Monday, December 20, 2010 - 4:43pm

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.