In Graham v. Florida, the United State Supreme Court held that life without parole could not be imposed on a juvenile offender for a non-homicide crime. This article discusses the challenges, under the Eighth Amendment and the Michigan Constitution, to the sentence of life without parole imposed on someone 17 years old or less.
Thomas, Kimberly A. "Defending Juveniles Facing Life Without Parole in Michigan." Crim. Def. Newsl. 33, no. 12 (2010): 1-5.