A Deadly Father-and-Son Bank Robbery Raises Questions about Culpability and The Adolescent Mind

Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg, The Appeal •

“There is an increasing call to extend the sentencing principles identified by the Supreme Court in the juvenile sentencing cases to this young adult population really almost as a principle of fairness,” said Marsha Levick, co-founder of Juvenile Law Center, when she heard the details of Lay’s case. Juvenile Law Center filed an amicus brief on behalf of Malvo. “They are pretty much the same individuals in terms of the concerns for culpability and blameworthiness."

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