Against the Grain

Against the Grain – November 27, 2013

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Many death penalty abolitionists assert that life without the possibility of parole is a better and fairer alternative to capital sentencing. But Jessica Henry takes issue with what she calls the “unjustified and almost commonplace imposition” of life-without-parole sentences. Also, Tony Platt discusses efforts to repatriate Native American remains that were excavated over a period of almost two hundred years.