Policy

Late-Adolescent Death Penalty Resolution (2018)

Short Name: Late-Adolescent Death Penalty Resolution
Year Adopted: 2018
Meeting Where Adopted: Mid-Year
Policy Number: 2018 MY 111
Subjects: Death Penalty, Eighth Amendment, Juveniles

Resolution Text:

RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association, without taking a position supporting or opposing the death penalty, urges each jurisdiction that imposes capital punishment to prohibit the imposition of a death sentence on or execution of any individual who was 21 years old or younger at the time of the offense.

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