Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Supreme Court~Jackson/Miller case/ Questions of "RETROACTIVE"











http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/11pdf/10-9646g2i8.pdf

All states are grabling with this supreme court ruling of 2012 in reference to juvenile sentencing.

With Jackson, age of 14 in  1999, and Miller, age 14,  in 2003, this sure sounds like "retroactive" ruling to me,  those two children have been in prison for a no. of years, so makes sense of being "retroactive", IMO......yet many children will again face these sentences handed out, until it is made clear, is the supreme court's last ruling "retroactive" or NOT???

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