Only the U.S. and Somalia sentence teenagers to life without parole. Today the Supreme Court must decide: Is it constitutional? Adam Serwer tells the heartbreaking stories of kids who kill their abusers. Inside the heartbreaking stories of kids who kill the adults who abuse them.
Adam Serwer is a writing fellow at The American Prospect. He also blogs at Jack and Jill Politics and has written for The Village Voice, The Washington Post, The Root, and the New York Daily News.