A Second Look
Cordell Miller was sentenced to 97 years for a crime he committed at age 17 following an adolescence marked by abuse and homelessness. Evolving policies around youth offenders gave him another path to freedom.
A Lonely Child Finds His Way Out of Abuse and Homelessness, It Lands Him Behind Bars
First in a three-part series on a teenager with a tumultuous childhood sent to die in prison, and where his life would lead.
After Decades in Prison, Should Adults Convicted as Teens Get a Second Chance? A Growing Number of State Laws Say Yes
Cordell Miller was 49 and had spent 30 years locked up. Now he had to prove to a judge that he was far from his 17-year-old self.