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Daily Archives: June 25, 2012
U.S. Supreme Court holds that Mandatory Life without Parole Sentences for Juveniles Convicted of Homicide Violate the Eighth Amendment
The decision in Miller v. Alabama/Jackson v. Hobbs is 5-4 with the opinion by Justice Kagan. Justice Alito read his dissent from the bench. The slip opinion is available here. I’ll add more as soon as I read it. UPDATE: As … Continue reading
This morning’s post got me thinking about the thoughtful legal scholarship written on the role of the public defender. One of my objectives with this blog is to try to bridge the gap between practitioners and legal scholars, to remind … Continue reading