Split panel rejects inmate’s bid to reduce life sentence

An Indiana man serving what amounts to a life term for killing two people when he was 16 years old is not entitled to another chance to challenge his sentence, a divided federal appeals court held Thursday.The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied McKinley Kelly’s application to file another petition for a writ of habeas corpus in federal trial court in Indiana.The court’s majority found the Indiana judge who …

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