Sullivan v. Florida

Docket No.
Argument
Nov 9, 2009
Tr.
Opinion
Vote
9-0
Author
Per Curiam
Term

Holding: The Court held that the case should not have been heard by them in the first place, thereby declining to decide whether sentencing a thirteen-year-old to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole is cruel and unusual punishment.

Judgment: Dismissed as improvidently granted in a per curiam opinion on May 17, 2010. In light of Graham v. Florida.

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