Professor Simon Singer provides a historical analysis of life sentencing for juvenile criminals in the United States judicial system. He discusses landmark Supreme Court decisions that set the framework for limits on sentencing for adolescents.
- Type of Content: Case Study
- Title: U.S. Supreme Court Graham (2010) & Miller (2012)
- Publisher: SAGE Publications, Ltd.
- Publication year: 2017
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- Discipline: Criminology & Criminal Justice
- Subject: Juvenile/Youth Justice, Sentencing, Constitutional Law
- Duration: 00:19:08
Keywords: adolescence, adolescent behavior, arson, brain development, capital punishment, cruel and unusual punishment, Graham v. Florida, homicide, homicide and murder, impulsive behavior, juvenile capital punishment, juvenile crime, juvenile crime and justice, juvenile crime, courts, and corrections, legislature, life without parole, Miller v. Alabama, murder, murder and violent crime, neuroscience, parole, peer influences, peer pressure, prison sentences, proportionality, race and corrections, race and delinquency, retribution for crime, Roper v. Simmons, Supreme Court, Supreme Court decisions, violent crime, waiver of juveniles into the adult court system, waiver to criminal court, waivers to adult court
Academic: Simon SingerOnline ISBN: 9781526419767Copyright: © SAGE Publications Ltd, 2017