Essays Tagged: "Miller v. Alabama"

Mandatory Life without Parole for Juveniles

ners were serving sentences of life without parole for crimes committed as minors. However, in 2012 Miller v. Alabama and Jackson v. Hobbs, the Supreme Court ruled that for minors the life without par ... ing juvenile life without parole sentences may be affected by this decision.The most recent ruling, Miller v. Alabama affects mandatory sentencing policies in 29 states and the federal government. The ...

(8 pages) 5 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights