Ohio Bans Juvenile Life Without Parole
By JOSH ROVNER

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WASHINGTON, DC. — January 30, 2021 — In early January, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed legislation to allow hundreds of people, convicted before turning 18 years old, to eventually seek parole. With the passage of SB 256, Ohio became the 24th state plus the District of Columbia to ban life without parole for juveniles (JLWOP). The use of long sentences …

TribuneOhio Bans Juvenile Life Without Parole
By JOSH ROVNER