With its March 1st decision in Roper v. Simmons, the U.S. Supreme Court removed the U.S. from the list of nations that execute juvenile offenders and ensured that evolving standards of decency are recognized, allowing the United States to join the rest of the international community.
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Lybia: Quash Death Sentences of Nine Former Officials (UA 166/15)
A Libyan court has sentenced nine men to death who had been part of Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi’s regime, including his son Saif al-Islam and head of Military Intelligence, Abdallah al-Senussi. The men’s trial was seriously flawed.
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