The Pennsylvania Supreme Court, in Commonwealth v. Batts (March 26, 2013), ruled that the trial court unlawfully sentenced a juvenile to a mandatory sentence of life without parole, applying the United States Supreme Court opinion in Miller v. Alabama and new Pennsylvania law on juvenile sentencing in murder cases. This is a must read for every criminal lawyer in Philadelphia. To read Batts, click here.
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