The decision included the case of Kuntrell Jackson*, sentenced to life in Arkansas. He was tried as an adult for being an accomplice in a Blytheville convenience store robbery that ended in murder. Life without parole was the only possible sentence because juveniles are exempt from the death penalty.
*Jackson was 14 at the time of the 1999 killing.
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