Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility
Don't miss
Home (page 38)

Author Archives: Allyssa D. Dudley

Sentencing for juvenile lifers still wait and see

A ruling this week is the first Missouri case to apply retroactively the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2012 ruling in Miller v. Alabama, which found that automatic life sentences without parole for juveniles violated the 8th Amendment.

Read More »

Court says limits on juvenile lifers is retroactive

The Missouri Court of Appeals Western District ruled Tuesday that a juvenile who had committed a homicide and received the mandatory sentence of life without parole should have his cases remanded to circuit court, meaning that some 80 prisoners in Missouri prisons will have the chance at a new hearing. (Updated)

Read More »