TITLE

WRONG PLACE, WRONG TIME

AUTHOR(S)
Grodin, Charles
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Newsweek;8/24/2009, Vol. 154 Issue 8/9, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the case of Brandon Hein, a California resident who was sentenced to life in prison when he was 18 years old. One of Hein’s friends killed a marijuana dealer in a drug transaction that went awry, and since Hein was present he was found guilty according to the felony-murder rule. The author urges that U.S. President Barack Obama should abolish this rule.
ACCESSION #
43771339

 

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