Federal appeals court stays order requiring hearings for juvenile lifers

6:28 am
Tue December 24, 2013

Federal appeals court stays order requiring hearings for juvenile lifers

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Mandatory life sentences were struck down by U.S. Supreme Court
LANSING -- A federal appeals panel has temporarily stayed an order that would have required the state of Michigan to give parole hearings to 350 inmates serving mandatory life sentences for crimes they committed as minors. The order, signed Monday, puts a pause on an order issued last month by U.S.