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    Posted February 5, 2013 by
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    Eve Carson's killer to be resentenced based on US Supreme Court ruling that a minor can not get life in prison because it's cruel and unusal punishment!

     
    The North Carolina Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that Laurence Lovette Jr., one of two men convicted in the death of former University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student body president Eve Carson, will be resentenced because his sentence of life without parole was too harsh for someone under 18 at the time of the crime.

    Because of the U.S. Supreme Court decision after Lovette's conviction in which the court held that a mandatory sentence of life without parole for a minor at the time of a crime violates the Eighth Amendment's ban on cruel and unusual punishment.

    This man and his partner kidnapped her from her home and drove her in her SUV to two ATMs, where Lovette withdrew $700 from her bank account. The pair then drove Carson to a neighborhood near UNC's campus, shot her five times and left her body in the street.

    This was a brutal murder of a young girl that had her life ahead of her!! She is not able to live her life because of this mans choice. It should not be possible that a cruel and intentional murderer should live his life as he sees fit either! This man has yet to go to trial for another murder he has been convicted of!

    Please look into this case and let the public know how our justice system does not protect it's victims. Things need to change!!!
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