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SCOTUS applies Miller ruling retroactively (access required)

Questions on juvenile sentencing remain for North Carolina

Dozens of inmates serving mandatory life sentences in North Carolina may get a chance at parole thanks to a Jan. 25 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court. In an unusual move, the high court held in Montgomery v. Louisiana that a 2012 ruling barring mandatory life sentences for juveniles should be applied retroactively. Writing for the ...

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