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Life Imprisonment Without Parole is Unconstitutional in Canada

The Canadian Supreme Court held unanimously that sentences of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole are “incompatible with human dignity,” and are cruel and unusual by nature. As such, the case, Attorney General of Quebec, et al. v. Alexandre Bissonnette, set parole eligibility at 25 years.  Amy Fettig, Executive Director at The Sentencing Project, […]