What happens when death is taken off the table? Last week, Missouri's Governor bravely and correctly decided not to execute Kimber Edwards, an autistic man sentenced to death by an all-white jury in 2002 for hiring a hit man to kill his ex-wife.
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In 1999, a federal judge in the Southern District of Illinois did something that would trouble him for years: He gave a sentence of life without the p...
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By: Sayre Quevedo
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I used to wonder about my judge's rationale when he imposed a term that would keep me confined for decades despite my not having had a history of violence or previous incarceration.
I goofed. I thought I had researched it thoroughly enough but the response to my last column showed me I did not. Consider this my mea culpa.
America is also the only known nation in the world that allows children under the age of 18 to be tried as adults and sentenced to prison forever with absolutely no chance for parole.
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