Falcon v. Florida

Brief of Juvenile Law Center, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al. as amici curiae on Behalf of Petitioners (full list of amici in appendix to attached brief).

Brief filed: 07/29/2013

Documents

Falcon v. Florida

Florida; Case No. SC13-865

Argument(s)

Miller reaffirms the U.S. Supreme Court’s recognition that children are fundamentally different from adults and categorically less deserving of the harshest forms of punishments. Miller applies retroactively.

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Author(s)

Marsha L. Levick, Juvenile Law Center, Philadelphia, PA; George E. Schulz, Jr. Holland & Knight, Jacksonville, FL.