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Supreme Court Outlaws Juvenile Executions

April 14, 2011

With its March 1st decision in Roper v. Simmons, the U.S. Supreme Court removed the U.S. from the list of nations that…

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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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