Wyoming v. Sam

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
17-952 Wyo. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether, when a juvenile is sentenced for murder and other violent crimes, the Eighth Amendment limits a judge to sentencing the juvenile to an aggregate term of years that allows a meaningful opportunity for release even though none of the separate sentences are cruel and unusual.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Dec 21 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 5, 2018)
Jan 25 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 5, 2018 to March 7, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 26 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including March 7, 2018.
Feb 02 2018Brief amici curiae of State of Utah et al. filed.
 
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