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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]
3 Mar 2011, 2:26 pm by Matt Brown
By far, my favorite comes from his dissent in Roper v. [read post]
4 Jan 2011, 4:18 pm by Kent Scheidegger
Twice in recent years  the United States Supreme Court has affirmed the constitutionality of JLWOP for murder cases, first in the Roper v Simmons decision in 2005, then in 2010's Graham v Florida decision. [read post]
25 Oct 2010, 10:41 pm by Michael DelSignore
The United States Supreme Court has emphasized the difference between adults and juvenile offenders in the case of Roper v. [read post]
13 Sep 2010, 9:36 am by Steve Hall
Earlier coverage of the Graham ruling in May begins with this post.In 2004, in the Missouri case of Roper v. [read post]
28 Jun 2010, 8:20 am by Brian Evans
Virginia, 2002) and for juvenile offenders (Roper v. [read post]
27 May 2010, 4:46 am
Indeed, anchoring could explain why the Court is, for the first time, convinced that LWOP is categorically unduly harsh punishment for most under-age offenders, only five years after the Court held in Roper v. [read post]