March 1, 2005

US Supreme Court Follies

or ROPER, SUPERINTENDENT, POTOSI CORRECTIONAL CENTER v. SIMMONS. This 17 year old planned and commited a murder. After he turned 18, he was sentenced to death. The Supreme Court decided today that according to the eighth and fourteenth amendments, that this constituted cruel and unusual punishment. Considering how this was a pretty heinous (not to…Read more