life with parole

a prisoner grips the bars on their cell

Judge wrongly resentenced man convicted of murder as teen, possibly delaying release, lawyers say

BY: - September 1, 2023

When the North Carolina Supreme Court sent James Kelliher’s case back to the trial court, they did so with an instruction: Give him two sentences of life-with-the-possibility of parole that run at the same time. But that is not exactly what Superior Court Judge James Floyd Ammons, of Cumberland County, did. On March 31, 2023, […]