TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) — Florida’s Supreme Court has ordered re-sentencing hearings for four people convicted of felonies they had committed while they were juveniles.READ MORE: Florida School District Defies Gov. Ron DeSantis' Ban On Masks
The group includes two people convicted of murder.
The court ruled Thursday that new sentences are required to comply with two U.S. Supreme Court decisions. One says juveniles can’t be sent to prison for life if they haven’t killed someone. The other ruled life-without-parole sentences are unconstitutional for juvenile murderers.READ MORE: State Senator Gary Farmer Says Governor’s Executive Order Preventing School Mask Mandates Is Unconstitutional
The decisions included the case of Rebecca Falcon, who was 15-years old in 1997 when she was involved in the murder of a cab driver near Panama City.
Anthony Horsley will also receive a new sentence. He was 17-years old when was involved in a 2006 Palm Bay robbery and murder.
Two other cases involved effective life sentences for felonies in which victims weren’t killed.MORE NEWS: President Biden Criticizes Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis
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