Jamar Lamont Mays, 17, is flanked by public defenders Tom Griffiths and Erica Roland as he pleads guilty to manslaughter in the killing of his best friend, Ali Shalash, before Judge Ernesto Scorsone at Fayette Circuit Court in Lexington, Ky., Friday, February 4, 2011. Photo by Matt Goins 11476
Jamar Lamont Mays, 17, is flanked by public defenders Tom Griffiths and Erica Roland as he pleads guilty to manslaughter in the killing of his best friend, Ali Shalash, before Judge Ernesto Scorsone at Fayette Circuit Court in Lexington, Ky., Friday, February 4, 2011. Photo by Matt Goins 11476
Jamar Lamont Mays, 17, is flanked by public defenders Tom Griffiths and Erica Roland as he pleads guilty to manslaughter in the killing of his best friend, Ali Shalash, before Judge Ernesto Scorsone at Fayette Circuit Court in Lexington, Ky., Friday, February 4, 2011. Photo by Matt Goins 11476