Law’s Michael Benza discusses Tennessee law requiring harsher penalties for minors who commit sex crimes

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The TennesseanMichael Benza, senior instructor in law, discussed a new law in Tennessee that requires harsher penalties for minors who commit sex crimes, noting that relying on a judge’s discretion without proper guidance could lead to huge disparities.