Faculty Experts

Mary O’Connell

Professor of Law

Contact

m.o'connell@neu.edu
617.373.3918

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3Qs: How young is too young for life in prison?

On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral argu­ments related to two sep­a­rate murder cases in which 14-​​year-​​olds were sen­tenced to life without parole. The court will take up the con­sti­tu­tion­ality of such a sen­tence for juve­niles. We asked Mary O’Connell — a pro­fessor in Northeastern’s School of Law with exper­tise in youth and family law — to examine the impact of the court’s ulti­mate ruling and explain how juve­nile cases are han­dled dif­fer­ently than adult cases.

Selected Publications

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Paper

The Family Law Education Reform Project Final Report

44 Family Court Review 524, October 2006.

Paper

Parent Education’s Second Generation: Integrating Violence Sensitivity

(with Fuhrmann and McGill), 37 Family and Conciliation Courts Review 24, 1999.

Paper

Contingent Lives: The Economic Insecurity of Contingent Workers

52 Washington and Lee Law Review 889, 1995.

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