State lawmakers passed a bill that ends life sentences without parole for juveniles.
The measure, The Juvenile Restoration Act, passed with bipartisan support.
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The bill also allows courts to reconsider sentences for juveniles who have spent a minimum of 20 years in prison and are no longer a danger to the public.
The act now heads to Gov. Larry Hogan’s desk.
Source: CBS Baltimore
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