- leave without pay.
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In other words, she concluded, when juries have discretion, they choose not to sentence juveniles to LWOP.
Kagan responded that 85 percent of the juvenile LWOP sentences come from jurisdictions where the sentence is mandatory.
They became two of more than 40,000 people in the United States serving such sentences, known in legal circles as LWOP.
Roberts thinks it means most states believe LWOP for juveniles is warranted.
There is a principled answer to this conundrum: LWOP is never appropriate.