My name is Clemeth Castille, P64803, Case #132344C – and in 1996, at the age of 17, I was involved in a murder-robbery where sadly, a family man lost his life. 746 more words
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s highest court is mulling whether juvenile offenders serving life sentences are unconstitutionally being denied meaningful opportunities for parole.
The Court of Appeals heard arguments Tuesday regarding four men who were given life sentences for crimes committed as juveniles. 109 more words
BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland’s highest court has agreed to hear arguments on whether offenders serving long prison sentences for crimes committed as minors face unconstitutional hurdles to parole. 132 more words
Attacks involving acid and other corrosive liquids have soared by nearly a third in the UK in the last two years. Running against the grain of a global rise in acid attacks mostly against women, the UK’s acid attacks are mostly perpetrated against men. 268 more words
Released Convict Joins Forces with Judge to Condemn Mandatory-Minimum Sentencing After Clemency from Pres. Obama
Judge Alexander Williams Jr. reluctantly sentenced Evans Ray to life under mandatory minimum laws, but Ray received clemency from President Obama.
When Evans Ray Jr. stood in a federal courtroom in 2007 after arranging a drug sale, a judge explained, at length, that he didn’t want to hand down the mandatory life sentence required by law. 348 more words