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NM Supreme Court: Juvenile can be sentenced as adult

The 4-1 ruling came over the vociferous dissent of one justice and opposition from national juvenile law groups

By Scott Sandlin
Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The state Supreme Court has ruled it is constitutional for a juvenile who pleaded no contest in a shooting that left another teenager a quadriplegic to get a 25-year sentence in an adult prison - even though there was no jury trial to decide whether he could be rehabilitated.

The 4-1 ruling came over the vociferous dissent of one justice and opposition from national juvenile law groups.

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