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Life without, is right move for sex offenders


August 1, 2019

They say you learn something new everyday. We learned something new last week when we learned that a person over the age of 21 who is found guilty of certain sex crimes on a child under the age of 6 'shall' be sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

We really thought that the only time you could be sentenced to life without was in a capital murder case when the only two options a judge and jury have are death or life without.

Last week an Escambia County (Ala.) jury convicted Christopher Lance Burtram, 34, of sodomizing and sexually assaulting a 4-year old girl. We wo...

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