Daily Archives: June 27, 2012

Miller v. Alabama Coverage Roundup: Updated 7.7.12

There has been extensive media coverage and commentary following the Miller v. Alabama Supreme Court decision that struck down mandatory JLWOP.  Having canvassed a good bit of the articles, posts, etc., I thought I would share several items that are representative of … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Impact of Miller v. Alabama?

As Professor Dan Filler (Drexel) points out so well in a recent post on Miller v. Alabama on the Faculty Lounge, the decision’s direct effect on those currently serving JLWOP may be less dramatic than first imagined.  Sentencing rehearings during which … Continue reading

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