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Petition of the day

The petition of the day is:


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.

Recommended Citation: Aurora Barnes, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Jan. 25, 2018, 6:00 PM),