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April 27, 2009

Still no SCOTUS action on Sullivan juve LWOP case from Florida

Thanks to SCOTUSblog's posting of today's Supreme Court orders list, it appears that for the second straight week the the Justices have decided not to decide what to do with the cert petition in Sullivan v. Florida.  As detailed in posts linked below, Sullivan involves an Eighth Amendment challenge a sentence of life without parole given to a rape defendant who was only 13 years old(!) at the time of the crime. 

Some related posts on juve LWOP and the Sullivan case:

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Any stats on avg # of weeks ?

Posted by: . | Apr 27, 2009 12:24:34 PM

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