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Is a life sentence without parole cruel and unusual punishment for juveniles convicted of serious crimes?

Yes. Convicts under 18 should have the opportunity for rehabilitation based on the level of maturity at the time of their crime.
12% (184 votes)
Sometimes. Life without parole should only be sentenced after the most heinous violent crimes.
27% (419 votes)
It depends on age. Juveniles under the age of 14 should never be sentenced to life without chance of parole.
13% (203 votes)
No. Life without parole is a sentence based on protecting the public from danger, regardless of age.
48% (742 votes)
Total votes: 1548

 

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