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New Report Calls Wayne County an ‘Extreme Outlier’ on Juvenile Life Without Parole, Criticizes D.A. Kym Worthy’s Decision to Seek Life Without Parole Sentences in 1 out of 3 Cases

A new report released today highlights Wayne County’s frequent use of juvenile life without parole (JLWOP) sentences, calling the county an “extreme outlier” in its use of the punishment. The report also criticizes D.A. Worthy’s decision, which was announced Friday,...