Petition of the day

Petition of the dayThe petition of the day is: Johnson v. Idaho 17-236 Issues: (1) Whether the Eighth Amendment categorically prohibits life-without-parole sentences for juvenile offenders; and (2) whether, when the evidence demonstrates that the plaintiff lacks a prior history of violence and has high potential for rehabilitation, the state’s pre-Miller v. Alabama sentencing proceeding complies with Miller‘s requirement to limit juvenile […]

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Petition of the day

The petition of the day is:

17-236

Issues: (1) Whether the Eighth Amendment categorically prohibits life-without-parole sentences for juvenile offenders; and (2) whether, when the evidence demonstrates that the plaintiff lacks a prior history of violence and has high potential for rehabilitation, the state’s pre-Miller v. Alabama sentencing proceeding complies with Miller‘s requirement to limit juvenile life-without-parole sentences to the rare juvenile offenders who are irreparably corrupt.

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