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.
Full text: Graham v. Florida
Category: Criminal Law
Category: The Juvenile Justice System

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