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Kids Behind Bars: Life or Parole

2022TV-14
Previously convicted child offenders sentenced to mandatory life terms, without parole, seek resentencing on the heels of a recent United States Supreme Court ruling.
Starring
Aaron SaidmanPeter LoGrecoJoshua Rofé
Genres
Unscripted
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English

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  1. 1. Aaron
    May 31, 2022
    43min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    On January 31, 2011, 14-year-old Aaron shot his neighbor, 14-year-old Alana, in her home in Harlem, Georgia. Aaron was sentenced to life without parole at 15.
  2. 2. Curtis
    May 31, 2022
    43min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    On April 10, 1995 in Aurora, Colorado, 15-year-old Curtis was one of four teens involved in a car jacking death. He was sentenced to life in prison without parole. After 23 years in jail, Curtis is granted a resentencing and could soon be released.
  3. 3. Preston
    May 31, 2022
    43min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    In 2010, 17-year-old Preston was one of three teens involved in a murder during an attempted robbery in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Along with the other teens, Preston was sentenced to life without parole. Now at age 25, he has been granted a new hearing.
  4. 4. Bobby
    May 31, 2022
    43min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    On March 7, 1992, 15-year-old Bobby shot girlfriend Krissi's mother and father as they slept in their home in Frisco, Texas. Roz was killed, but her husband Buz survived. Bobby was sentenced to life.
  5. 5. Brandon
    May 31, 2022
    43min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    On August 21, 2001, a group of teens, including 15-year-old Brandon, kidnapped and raped Melissa, a 21-year-old college student in Youngstown, Ohio. Brandon was tried as an adult and sentenced to 141 years in prison without parole.
  6. 6. James
    May 31, 2022
    43min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    On November 24, 1990, 15-year-old James killed his stepmother and three young brothers with a shotgun, and then set their rural Wyoming home on fire.
  7. 7. Otis
    May 31, 2022
    43min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    On March 31, 1998 in Albany, Georgia, 16-year-old Otis broke into Valerie's home and allegedly tried to rob her. During the attempt, Valerie and her 16-year-old daughter, Valene, were shot.
  8. 8. Ronald
    May 31, 2022
    43min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    On February 2, 1999, 17-year-old Ronald and two other teens sought to retaliate against Cordell for an alleged sexual assault ultimately burning him alive in the woods of Fort Walton Beach, Florida.
  9. 9. Special
    May 31, 2022
    43min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    In this special episode, we learn the final rulings for convicted murderers Otis Daniels, Ronald Bell, and Kristel Maestas. Otis' attorney works to strike a deal to make him eligible for parole.

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Network
discovery plus AE Network
Supporting actors
Eli Holzman