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Juvenile’s 52-year sentence not unreasonable (access required)

Where a defendant was only 15 years old when he participated in a series of violent carjackings, including one resulting in death, the district court’s imposition of a 52-year sentence was not unreasonable as it considered a variety of factors, such as the defendant’s age and the seriousness of the offenses. Background On May 3, 2000, Philip ...