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7 Feb 2012, 6:39 am by Nabiha Syed
Citing a recent case in which a Missouri teenager confessed to killing his young neighbor, Bill Otis of Crime and Consequences suggests that the Court should reconsider its decision in Roper v. [read post]
8 Dec 2011, 5:26 am
Given the dearth of overt consultation of foreign law after some criticized the Court's reasoning in Roper v. [read post]
15 Nov 2011, 7:13 am by Ken Kersch
Florida (2010), which voided on 8th Amendment grounds a sentence of life without parole for armed burglary (not including homicide)(and Roper v. [read post]
7 Nov 2011, 9:36 am by Lyle Denniston
Simmons, ending the death penalty for youths who commit murder as minors, and the Court’s 2010 decision in Graham v. [read post]
18 Oct 2011, 8:10 am by Kent Scheidegger
Simmons, expressly limited to capital punishment, and Graham v. [read post]
25 Sep 2011, 7:10 pm
Rick Wilson, drafter of the EU amicus brief in Roper v. [read post]
8 Sep 2011, 11:41 am by Andrea Bottorff
However, in 2006 his sentence was lessened to life imprisonment without parole, after the US Supreme Court [official website] ruled in Roper v. [read post]
24 Aug 2011, 3:30 pm by David Tanenhaus
In its landmark 2005 decision in Roper v. [read post]
27 May 2011, 2:39 pm by Michael M. O'Hear
Louisiana (banning the death penalty for sexual assault of a child), and Roper v. [read post]
25 May 2011, 2:30 am
Referring to the passage quoted above, Justice Antonin Scalia wrote:[O]ur judge-empowering 'evolving standards of decency' jurisprudence (with which, by the way, I heartily disagree), does not prescribe (or at least has not until today prescribed) rules for the 'decent' running of schools, prisons, and other government institutions. ...Regarding this disagreement, Scalia cited his 2005 dissent in Roper v. [read post]