How Did States Change After Ban On Juvenile Mandatory Life Without Parole?

Published: Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 3:02pm
Updated: Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 3:11pm

Five years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court took action to ban mandatory life without parole for juveniles in murder cases.

That has led many states to reassess their own policies, with some considering dramatic changes.

The Associated Press surveyed all 50 states to see how judges and prosecutors and members of legislatures are pushing to do.

We spoke with AP National Writer Sharon Cohen, who took part in some of the reporting.

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