Roper v. Simmons

Amici Curiae brief: The joint brief argues that evolving standards of decency now make it clear that imposition of the death penalty on an individual who commits a murder at age 17 is cruel and unusual in violation of the Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments. Also: Amicus Curiae brief, USSupCt., No. 03-633. Human Rights Committee of the Bar of England and Wales, et al.

Brief filed: 06/19/2004

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Roper v. Simmons

United States Supreme Court; Case No. 03-633

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