Miller v. Alabama

Written by Staff

April 1, 2023

Miller v. Alabama is a landmark supreme court case pertaining to the sentencing of juvenile criminal offenders. In this case, the supreme court decided it was unconstitutional to sentence a juvenile to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Subsequent juvenile offender criminal cases arose following Miller v. Alabama, further shaping the legal system....
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Foucha v. Louisiana, 504 U.S. 71 (1992)

Written by Dr. Nicole M. Vienna

July 26, 2021

This blog article will address the significance of a U.S. Supreme court case that discussed the criteria for continued commitment of a person who was found not guilty by reason of insanity. Terry Foucha was charged with aggravated burglary and illegal discharge of a firearm. He had burglarized a home and discharged a firearm in the direction of a law enforcement officer that was responding......
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