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USA: Supreme Court to revisit constitutionality of executing child offenders

, Index number: AMR 51/020/2004

This brief paper comments on the decision by the United States Supreme Court to revisit its 1989 ruling allowing the execution of 16- and 17-year-old offenders. This decision offers hope that the USA will belatedly join the overwhelming global consensus that such executions are wrong.

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