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Md. juvenile offenders languish in prison without parole

Clip: 12/10/2019 | 8m 36s | Video has closed captioning.

Nearly a year ago, President Trump signed a bipartisan federal criminal justice reform bill that reduced mandatory sentences. Many states followed suit -- but not Maryland. In collaboration with the University of Maryland’s Howard Center for Investigative Journalism, John Yang reports on the uncertain fate of prisoners who are still serving life sentences for crimes they committed as minors.

Aired: 12/10/19

Rating: NR

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