Articles Tagged cruel and unusual punishment

Steven J. Wernick, Constitutional Law: Elimination of the Juvenile Death Penalty-Substituting Moral Judgment for a True National Consensus

58 Fla. L. Rev. 471 (2006) | | | | TEXT :: Respondent was convicted of first-degree murder for the torturous abduction and drowning of a woman and was sentenced to death upon the recommendation of the jury. Respondent committed these brutal acts as a seventeen year-old high school student. Despite his age, Respondent was […]

Blake J. Delaney, A Cruel and Unusual Application of The Proportionality Principle in Eighth Amendment Analysis

56 Fla. L. Rev. 459 (2004) | | | | TEXT :: Petitioner, Gary Ewing, while on parole, stole three golf clubs valued at approximately $ 1200 from a pro shop. Respondent, the State of California, charged Petitioner with felony grand theft of personal property. The Los Angeles County Superior Court convicted Petitioner of the […]