**KIM WOODS** Correctional Issues Paper

Select of the following topic:

The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision to eliminate “life without the possibility of parole” as a sentencing option for juvenile offenders


Write a 350-word paper describing your selected issue and how it has evolved to its current status. Include the following in your paper:  Effects on Corrections (main concentration of paper)


  • Explain how the issue will affect correctional populations.
  • Identify how other policing agencies, courts, and society are affected by the current status of this issue.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. 


**the main issue; which is an overview of juveniles being sentenced to life w/o parole,and what prompted the Supreme Court to ultimately decide to take away the life w/o parole option in sentencing. (considering the state of the system, probably a wrongful conviction, or issues related to psychological makeup of juveniles)**

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