Appeals Court Rules 55 Years Is Not A Life SentenceNearly six years after a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling about life sentences for juvenile felons, a Florida appeals court said Monday that a potential 55-year prison term does not equate to a life sentence.
Re-Sentencing Set For Miami Middle School MurdererA judge has set a re-sentencing date for the boy convicted of killing his Miami middle school friend.
Court Tosses Life Sentence In Miami Middle School MurderThere is a major development in the case of a South Florida boy brutally murdered at his middle school nine years ago. Wednesday, an appeals court tossed out the life prison sentence imposed on Michael Hernandez, convicted of killing his friend Jaime Gough in a bathroom at Southwood Middle School when both were 14 years old.
Man Spared Life Sentence In Deadly Homeless AttackOne of the teenagers serving a life prison term for killing a homeless man in 2006 was back in a Broward courtroom on Thursday, pleading for a second chance.