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WWJ Tabs McGehee to Speak About Juvenile Lifer Decision

The Michigan Supreme Court will make a decision on whether to give Juveniles already sentenced as a lifer a second chance at life. Michigan has roughly 360 inmates in prison for life who were convicted of first degree murder when they were just teenagers. Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette argues that those teenagers were given a fair trial, as well as a fair sentence. But Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers Partner Cary McGehee spoke with WWJ's Charlie Langton, and said she agrees with a Supreme Court ruling in 2012 that mandatory no-parole punishments are cruel and unusual for juveniles. "It's cruel and unusual punishment for somebody who's being sentenced," McGehee said. "But somebody who's been in prison for 20 years, who didn't have the benefit of a judge taking into consideration the mitigating circumstances. That's not cruel and unusual punishment?" You can read the entire online summary of the WWJ interview here.

Cary McGehee Named to 2012 Women in the Law

Pitt McGehee Palmer Rivers & Golden Partner Cary McGehee has been honored as a prestigious Michigan Lawyers Weekly "Michigan Women in the Law" for 2012. You can read her Michigan Lawyers Weekly profile here. 

McGehee on Law, Life and Basketball

Pitt McGehee Palmer Rivers & Golden partner Cary McGehee was recently the subject of an insightful profile posted by THELAW.tv which discussed her love of the law AND basketball. You can read the Q&A here.

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