The petition of the day is:

17-1343

Issues: (1) Whether the Eighth Amendment requires the sentencing authority to make a finding that a juvenile is permanently incorrigible in order to impose a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole; and (2) whether the Eighth Amendment prohibits a life without parole sentence for a crime committed by a juvenile.

Posted in Davis v. Mississippi, Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Aurora Barnes, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (May. 9, 2018, 6:00 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2018/05/petition-of-the-day-1379/