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Special Report #65 on Crime

August 17, 2009

Adult Time for Adult Crimes: Life Without Parole for Juvenile Killers and Violent Teens

By and

Table of Contents:

Executive Summary

Introduction

Chapter 1: Sentencing Under Siege

Chapter 2: Manufacturing Statistics: 19-Year-Old "Juveniles"

Chapter 3: The U.S. Has a Juvenile Crime Problem

Chapter 4: Life Without Parole for Juvenile Offenders In
Constitutional

Chapter 5: The U.S. Has No International Obligation to Ban Juvenile
Life Without Parole

Conclusion: A Lawful and Appropriate Punishment

Appendix 1: Spin vs. Facts

Appendix 2: Case Study Methodology

Appendix 3: State Statutes

Appendix 4: Recommended Reading

Acknowledgements

Endnotes

Case Studies:

Andre Contreras

Ralph David Cruz, Jr

David Garcia

Eric Hancock

Sarah Johnson

Ashley Jones

Eduardo Lopez

Jesus Mandujano

Samuel Puebla

Rudolfo Sandoval

Adam Sarabia

Chawa See

Martize M. Smolley

Donald Torres

Norman Willover

Ethan Allen Windom

For the printed version of Adult Time for Adult Crimes: Life Without Parole for Juvenile Killers and Violent Teens, please contact us at LWOP@heritage.org.

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