Graham v. Florida

Graham v. Florida
The U.S. Supreme Court case in which the Court ruled that juvenile offenders cannot be sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for a non-homicide crime, because such a sentence violates the Eighth Amendment's prohibition of cruel and unusual punishment.
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Category: Criminal Law
Category: The Juvenile Justice System

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