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Upcoming Supreme Court Cases, Part II

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

To follow up on last month’s post, we have two more cases worth monitoring: Graham v. Florida / Sullivan v. Florida These two cases involves the Eighth Amendment’s preclusion of cruel and unusual punishment. At issue is whether life imprisonment, with no possibility for parole, for juveniles on nonhomicide charges, violates the Eighth Amendment. Neither […]