Indiana

Indiana

ABA Panel Finds Executions In Indiana 'Random'

Legislative Activity - Indiana

  • Indiana Bars Execution of Juvenile Offenders - Indiana became the 16th state to forbid the death penalty for those who were under 18 years-of-age at the time of their crime. Gov. Frank O'Bannon signed SB 426 on March 26. The law also requires judges to follow juries' unanimous sentencing recommendations. (Associated Press, 3/ 26/02.) Federal death penalty law similarly excludes juvenile offenders. An additional 5 states restrict the death penalty to those who are at least 17 at the time of their crime
  • A trial court judge in Indianapolis ruled that the

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