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The Birmingham Times
Leading the March Towards Criminal JusticeBy Marian Wright Edelman President, Children’s Defense Fund Via George Curry
Leading the March Towards Criminal Justice
The Birmingham Times / Posted 14 hours ago
By Marian Wright Edelman President, Children’s Defense Fund Via George Curry Media Bryan Stevenson’s inspiring and best-selling book Just Mercy shares some of the fruits of his lifelong fight to push our nation closer to true justice. In January,... Read more
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York Daily Record
'Juvenile lifer' from York Co. seeks new sentenceLarry Markle's motion comes after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that those servi
'Juvenile lifer' from York Co. seeks new sentence
York Daily Record / Posted yesterday
Larry Markle's motion comes after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that those serving mandatory life sentences for crimes they committed before turning 18 should have the chance to be released. Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling that gives... Read more
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The Christian Post
Atheist Lawmaker Told He Can't Lead House Opening Prayer Unless It's to GodAn atheist state lawmaker in Arizona has been barred from offering a prayer at
Atheist Lawmaker Told He Can't Lead House Opening Prayer Unless It's to God
The Christian Post / Posted yesterday
An atheist state lawmaker in Arizona has been barred from offering a prayer at the beginning of legislative sessions after being told that prayers on the house floor must be directed toward God. According to TusconNewsNow, in the Arizona House of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Sorry Obama, green power’s on holdWashington - A divided US Supreme Court blocked President Barack Obama’s sweepi
Sorry Obama, green power’s on hold
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Washington - A divided US Supreme Court blocked President Barack Obama’s sweeping plan to cut emissions from power plants, putting on hold his most ambitious effort to combat climate change. The 5-4 order Tuesday halts the Environmental Protection... Read more
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The Hill
Cruz: Liberal Supreme Court would tear down veterans' memorialsTed Cruz warned that America is just "one liberal justice away" from dismantlin
Cruz: Liberal Supreme Court would tear down veterans' memorials
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
Ted Cruz warned that America is just "one liberal justice away" from dismantling the First Amendment right to free expression of religion. Telling "The Wilkow Majority” on SiriusXM that the next president could have the ability to appoint up to four... Read more
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Slate
Ted Cruz Is Promising to Prevent the Next John Roberts. Not Bloody Likely.The law, lawyers, and the court. Ted Cruz Won’t Prevent the Next John RobertsH
Ted Cruz Is Promising to Prevent the Next John Roberts. Not Bloody Likely.
Slate / Posted 2 days ago
The law, lawyers, and the court. Ted Cruz Won’t Prevent the Next John RobertsHe promises that his hypothetical Supreme Court nominees would never go soft. Not likely. Ted Cruz is very angry at John Roberts. He is so angry at Roberts that on the... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
Why it’s time to unfreeze DAPAWhen the Supreme Court announced it would review a lower-court decision blockin
Why it’s time to unfreeze DAPA
SCOTUSblog / Posted 2 days ago
When the Supreme Court announced it would review a lower-court decision blocking President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration, supporters of the executive action celebrated the news. But they shouldn’t have been the only ones celebrating:... Read more
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Slate
Laws to Protect Women Often Do Just the Opposite. The Supreme Court Should Take Note.What women really think about news, politics, and culture. Laws to Protect Wom
Laws to Protect Women Often Do Just the Opposite. The Supreme Court Should Take Note.
Slate / Posted 2 days ago
What women really think about news, politics, and culture. Laws to Protect Women Often Do Just the OppositeTexas’ draconian abortion laws are rooted in a distressing history. In 1937, New York passed a law allowing women to exclude themselves from... Read more
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The Advocate
Attorneys, prosecutors weigh how to act on decision allowing young murder defendants hope for paroleWhen an Ascension Parish jury found 17-year-old Jeffrey Lively guilty of second
Attorneys, prosecutors weigh how to act on decision allowing young murder defendants hope for parole
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
When an Ascension Parish jury found 17-year-old Jeffrey Lively guilty of second-degree murder, President Ronald Reagan was still in his first term. Lively, now 48, was convicted in August 1983 for his role in a brutal attempted rape and beating of a... Read more
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The Advocate
Defense attorneys and prosecutors weigh how to act on U.S. Supreme Court decision that allows young murder defendants hope for paroleWhen an Ascension Parish jury found 17-year-old Jeffrey Lively guilty of second
Defense attorneys and prosecutors weigh how to act on U.S. Supreme Court decision that allows young murder defendants hope for parole
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
When an Ascension Parish jury found 17-year-old Jeffrey Lively guilty of second-degree murder, President Ronald Reagan was still in his first term. Lively, now 48, was convicted in August 1983 for his role in a brutal attempted rape and beating of a... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Teen Killers Given Hope of ParoleThree middle-age men spending life in prison for murders they committed as teen
Teen Killers Given Hope of Parole
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Three middle-age men spending life in prison for murders they committed as teens might have a chance to get out of jail. Recent state and federal appeals court rulings have said mandatory life without parole sentences for juveniles are... Read more
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USA Today
Abortion opponents urge Supreme Court to uphold Texas lawWASHINGTON — Opponents of abortion took their turn this week telling the Suprem
Abortion opponents urge Supreme Court to uphold Texas law
USA Today / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON — Opponents of abortion took their turn this week telling the Supreme Court how to rule on the biggest abortion case the justices have considered in a generation. Just as professional women, including more than 100 lawyers, flooded the... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Are the Supreme Court justices too old?WHO will guard the guardians? When Juvenal, the Roman poet, asked this question
Are the Supreme Court justices too old?
Namibia Economist / Posted 7 days ago
WHO will guard the guardians? When Juvenal, the Roman poet, asked this question twenty centuries ago, he was worried about cheating wives. Today, the query is being posed to the elderly judges of America’s highest court. David Garrow, a law and... Read more
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The Atlantic
Arizona v. Ninth Circuit Court of AppealsThe U.S. Constitution is the supreme law of the land. In theory, it acts as one
Arizona v. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
The Atlantic / Posted 7 days ago
The U.S. Constitution is the supreme law of the land. In theory, it acts as one unifying body of law for each and every corner of that land. But in practice, the Constitution can mean different things in different places. That’s because federal law... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Ward War III: In the 2016 primary, it's Muriel Bowser's picks against everyone else.Vince Gray came in late, but that didn’t stop the applause. As the mayor slippe
Ward War III: In the 2016 primary, it's Muriel Bowser's picks against everyone else.
Washington City Paper / Posted 7 days ago
Vince Gray came in late, but that didn’t stop the applause. As the mayor slipped into the January community meeting at a Ward 5 church, the crowd—nearly all African Americans over 50 years old—broke into applause. And by the end of his speech, they... Read more
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The Washington Times
MADISON GESIOTTO: Millennials rooting for the demise of labor unionsUnions nationwide are in distress, and millennials, who make up the largest por
MADISON GESIOTTO: Millennials rooting for the demise of labor unions
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
Unions nationwide are in distress, and millennials, who make up the largest portion of the American workforce by age, aren’t exactly worried. Millennials just flat-out aren’t interested in joining unions, unlike their Baby Boomer and Generation X... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
Academic highlight: Birth order and the JusticesIn a recent article in the Law & Society Review, Birth Order, Preferences, and
Academic highlight: Birth order and the Justices
SCOTUSblog / Posted 7 days ago
In a recent article in the Law & Society Review, Birth Order, Preferences, and Norms on the U.S. Supreme Court, Kevin McGuire assesses the influence of childhood birth order on the Justices’ later ideological preferences and approaches to... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Obama Makes Historic Visit To U.S. MosqueRepublican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has called for a temporary ba
Obama Makes Historic Visit To U.S. Mosque
The Huffington Post / Posted 7 days ago
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has called for a temporary ban on Muslims entering the United States after a California couple who killed 14 people last December were described by authorities as radicalized Muslims inspired by... Read more
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The Daily Record
Justices extend bar on automatic life terms for teenagersWASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that people serving life terms for
Justices extend bar on automatic life terms for teenagers
The Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that people serving life terms for murders they committed as teenagers must have a chance to seek their freedom, a decision that could affect more than 1,000 inmates. The justices voted 6-3 to extend a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Average age of the Supreme Court is close to a record highNow that it is an election year, it is time to play perhaps the most macabre ga
Average age of the Supreme Court is close to a record high
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Now that it is an election year, it is time to play perhaps the most macabre game in Washington politics: When will the Supreme Court retire? And to answer that question, we really want to ask: How old are the justices on the Supreme Court? The... Read more
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Kenosha News
Aldermen trade barbs during plow debateThey never put up their dukes, poked each other in the chest, stood toe-to-toe
Aldermen trade barbs during plow debate
Kenosha News / Posted 9 days ago
They never put up their dukes, poked each other in the chest, stood toe-to-toe jawing it out or thumbed their noses at each other. But two fellow aldermen engaged in confrontational behavior during Monday night’s Kenosha City Council debate,... Read more
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The Age
US death penalty opponents divided on strategyThe lethal injection chamber at San Quentin State Prison in 2010. Photo: MCT
US death penalty opponents divided on strategy
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
The lethal injection chamber at San Quentin State Prison in 2010. Photo: MCT Washington: In the long legal struggle against the death penalty, the future has in some ways never looked brighter. In a passionate dissent in June, Justice Stephen... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
US death penalty opponents divided on strategyThe lethal injection chamber at San Quentin State Prison in 2010. Photo: MCT
US death penalty opponents divided on strategy
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
The lethal injection chamber at San Quentin State Prison in 2010. Photo: MCT Washington: In the long legal struggle against the death penalty, the future has in some ways never looked brighter. In a passionate dissent in June, Justice Stephen... Read more
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New Now Next
What Does Ted Cruz's Win In Iowa Mean For The LGBT Community?What Does Ted Cruz’s Win In Iowa Mean For The LGBT Community? After months of
What Does Ted Cruz's Win In Iowa Mean For The LGBT Community?
New Now Next / Posted 9 days ago
What Does Ted Cruz’s Win In Iowa Mean For The LGBT Community? After months of posturing, debating and pandering, the 2016 presidential race began in earnest yesterday with the Iowa primary. While Hillary Clinton narrowly beat Bernie Sanders in the... Read more
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Kenosha News
Council approves change to snow-plowing rulesIn the end, Ald. David Bogdala got the Kenosha City Council to approve a writte
Council approves change to snow-plowing rules
Kenosha News / Posted 10 days ago
In the end, Ald. David Bogdala got the Kenosha City Council to approve a written policy Monday night dictating full snow-plowing runs based on 2-inch snowfalls. Under current policy, city plows are ordered out only on main streets at that mark.... Read more
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FOX News
Presidential politics: How to ensure conservative judicial nominees on the Supreme CourtIt was encouraging to see George Stephanopoulos raise the issue of judicial app
Presidential politics: How to ensure conservative judicial nominees on the Supreme Court
FOX News / Posted 11 days ago
It was encouraging to see George Stephanopoulos raise the issue of judicial appointments Sunday on ABC's This Week. "What kind of judges will you appoint? Will they be conservative? What does that mean to you and how will you ensure it?" he asked... Read more
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The Atlantic
None to the Right of Samuel AlitoWhen Justice Samuel Alito was nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court by President
None to the Right of Samuel Alito
The Atlantic / Posted 12 days ago
When Justice Samuel Alito was nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court by President George W. Bush 10 years ago, it represented a triumph for the conservative legal movement. Haunted for decades by the ghosts of Supreme Court nominees they found... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Roe's End?After nearly a decade as a single mother raising a son, born from an unexpected
Roe's End?
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
After nearly a decade as a single mother raising a son, born from an unexpected pregnancy, she was finally able to focus on her own future; her own dreams; her career plans. Her son was now older, increasingly independent, and she too could finally... Read more
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York Daily Record
'Now they kind of have to implement it'The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that people serving mandatory life sente
'Now they kind of have to implement it'
York Daily Record / Posted 16 days ago
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that people serving mandatory life sentences for crimes they committed before turning 18 can challenge their punishments. What's next? With the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that people who are serving mandatory... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Supreme Court: Juveniles sentenced to life may get 2nd chanceWASHINGTON — The Supreme Court opened the door Monday to possible parole for hu
Supreme Court: Juveniles sentenced to life may get 2nd chance
Baltimore Sun / Posted 16 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court opened the door Monday to possible parole for hundreds of aging prisoners across the nation who are serving life terms for homicides committed when they were under age 18. In a 6-3 decision, the justices said these... Read more
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Slate
The Anti-Abortion Activists Targeting Planned Parenthood Have a Slew of Legal TroublesThe law, lawyers, and the court. This week brings the astonishing news that a
The Anti-Abortion Activists Targeting Planned Parenthood Have a Slew of Legal Troubles
Slate / Posted 16 days ago
The law, lawyers, and the court. This week brings the astonishing news that a grand jury in Harris County, Texas, empaneled to investigate criminal wrongdoing by Planned Parenthood, determined after a painstaking two-month review that the only... Read more
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Officer.com
Supreme Court Offers 2nd Chance to Juvenile OffendersWASHINGTON — Hundreds of inmates serving life without parole for crimes committ
Supreme Court Offers 2nd Chance to Juvenile Offenders
Officer.com / Posted 16 days ago
WASHINGTON — Hundreds of inmates serving life without parole for crimes committed as juveniles in Pennsylvania, Missouri and other states could get a second chance at eventual freedom under a Supreme Court ruling Monday. In a 6-3 decision that... Read more
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The Atlantic
A Retroactive Break for Juvenile OffendersThe U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday in Montgomery v. Alabama that its ban on ma
A Retroactive Break for Juvenile Offenders
The Atlantic / Posted 16 days ago
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday in Montgomery v. Alabama that its ban on mandatory life-without-parole sentences for juvenile offenders also applied retroactively, making more than 2,000 inmates nationwide eligible for resentencing or the... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
SCOTUS: All juvenile offenders have the right to apply for paroleOn Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court made a huge decision that could allow thousan
SCOTUS: All juvenile offenders have the right to apply for parole
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 16 days ago
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court made a huge decision that could allow thousands of juvenile offenders to be let out of prison much earlier than expected. In 2012, the Supreme Court ruled it's unconstitutional to sentence minors to life in prison... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
SCOTUS: All Juvenile Offenders Have The Right To Apply For ParoleOn Monday, the Supreme Court made a huge decision that could allow thousands of
SCOTUS: All Juvenile Offenders Have The Right To Apply For Parole
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 16 days ago
On Monday, the Supreme Court made a huge decision that could allow thousands of juvenile offenders to be let out of prison much earlier than expected. In 2012, the Supreme Court ruled it's unconstitutional to sentence minors to life in prison... Read more
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KIVI Boise
SCOTUS: All Juvenile Offenders Have The Right To Apply For ParoleOn Monday, the Supreme Court made a huge decision that could allow thousands of
SCOTUS: All Juvenile Offenders Have The Right To Apply For Parole
KIVI Boise / Posted 16 days ago
On Monday, the Supreme Court made a huge decision that could allow thousands of juvenile offenders to be let out of prison much earlier than expected. In 2012, the Supreme Court ruled it's unconstitutional to sentence minors to life in prison... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
More sentencings of teens up for review, court saysMore than 1,000 prison inmates across the country, some behind bars more than 5
More sentencings of teens up for review, court says
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
More than 1,000 prison inmates across the country, some behind bars more than 50 years for murders they committed as teenagers, will get a chance to seek their freedom under a U.S. Supreme Court decision announced Monday. The justices voted 6-3 to... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
SCOTUS: All juvenile offenders have the right to apply for paroleOn Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court made a huge decision that could allow thousan
SCOTUS: All juvenile offenders have the right to apply for parole
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 16 days ago
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court made a huge decision that could allow thousands of juvenile offenders to be let out of prison much earlier than expected. In 2012, the Supreme Court ruled it's unconstitutional to sentence minors to life in prison... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
SCOTUS: All juvenile offenders have the right to apply for paroleOn Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court made a huge decision that could allow thousan
SCOTUS: All juvenile offenders have the right to apply for parole
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 16 days ago
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court made a huge decision that could allow thousands of juvenile offenders to be let out of prison much earlier than expected. In 2012, the Supreme Court ruled it's unconstitutional to sentence minors to life in prison... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
SCOTUS: All juvenile offenders have the right to apply for paroleOn Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court made a huge decision that could allow thousan
SCOTUS: All juvenile offenders have the right to apply for parole
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 16 days ago
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court made a huge decision that could allow thousands of juvenile offenders to be let out of prison much earlier than expected. In 2012, the Supreme Court ruled it's unconstitutional to sentence minors to life in prison... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
SCOTUS backs reviews of life sentencesThe Supreme Court ruled Monday that a Louisiana man sentenced to life without p
SCOTUS backs reviews of life sentences
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 16 days ago
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a Louisiana man sentenced to life without parole some 50 years ago for a murder committed as a 17-year-old juvenile has a right to have his sentence reviewed. In a 6-3 opinion, written by Justice Anthony Kennedy,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Supreme Court rules juveniles can challenge life sentencesAt least two people from Northeastern Pennsylvania who are serving life sentenc
Supreme Court rules juveniles can challenge life sentences
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 days ago
At least two people from Northeastern Pennsylvania who are serving life sentences for murders committed as teenagers will have a chance to seek their freedom under a decision Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court. Joseph Aulisio from Lackawanna County... Read more
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My EastText
SCOTUS backs reviews of life sentencesThe Supreme Court ruled Monday that a Louisiana man sentenced to life without p
SCOTUS backs reviews of life sentences
My EastText / Posted 16 days ago
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a Louisiana man sentenced to life without parole some 50 years ago for a murder committed as a 17-year-old juvenile has a right to have his sentence reviewed. In a 6-3 opinion, written by Justice Anthony Kennedy,... Read more
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FOX 11 Reno
Supreme Court endorses reviews of mandatory life sentences for juveniles(CNN) -- The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a Louisiana man sentenced to life
Supreme Court endorses reviews of mandatory life sentences for juveniles
FOX 11 Reno / Posted 16 days ago
(CNN) -- The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a Louisiana man sentenced to life without parole some 50 years ago for a murder committed as a 17-year-old juvenile has a right to have his sentence reviewed. In a 6-3 opinion, written by Justice Anthony... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
SCOTUS backs reviews of life sentencesThe Supreme Court ruled Monday that a Louisiana man sentenced to life without p
SCOTUS backs reviews of life sentences
KTXS Abilene / Posted 16 days ago
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a Louisiana man sentenced to life without parole some 50 years ago for a murder committed as a 17-year-old juvenile has a right to have his sentence reviewed. In a 6-3 opinion, written by Justice Anthony Kennedy,... Read more
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KECI Missoula
SCOTUS backs reviews of life sentencesThe Supreme Court ruled Monday that a Louisiana man sentenced to life without p
SCOTUS backs reviews of life sentences
KECI Missoula / Posted 16 days ago
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a Louisiana man sentenced to life without parole some 50 years ago for a murder committed as a 17-year-old juvenile has a right to have his sentence reviewed. In a 6-3 opinion, written by Justice Anthony Kennedy,... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
SCOTUS backs reviews of life sentencesThe Supreme Court ruled Monday that a Louisiana man sentenced to life without p
SCOTUS backs reviews of life sentences
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 16 days ago
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a Louisiana man sentenced to life without parole some 50 years ago for a murder committed as a 17-year-old juvenile has a right to have his sentence reviewed. In a 6-3 opinion, written by Justice Anthony Kennedy,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
SCOTUS backs reviews of life sentencesThe Supreme Court ruled Monday that a Louisiana man sentenced to life without p
SCOTUS backs reviews of life sentences
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 16 days ago
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a Louisiana man sentenced to life without parole some 50 years ago for a murder committed as a 17-year-old juvenile has a right to have his sentence reviewed. In a 6-3 opinion, written by Justice Anthony Kennedy,... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
SCOTUS backs reviews of life sentencesThe Supreme Court ruled Monday that a Louisiana man sentenced to life without p
SCOTUS backs reviews of life sentences
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 16 days ago
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a Louisiana man sentenced to life without parole some 50 years ago for a murder committed as a 17-year-old juvenile has a right to have his sentence reviewed. In a 6-3 opinion, written by Justice Anthony Kennedy,... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
SCOTUS backs reviews of life sentences | Politics - Home By Ariane de Vogue CNN Supreme Court Reporter Duncan Lock/
SCOTUS backs reviews of life sentences
KTVZ Bend / Posted 16 days ago
| Politics - Home By Ariane de Vogue CNN Supreme Court Reporter Duncan Lock/Wikimedia Commons The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a Louisiana man sentenced to life without parole some 50 years ago for a... Read more
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