Washington Supreme Court

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Mother Jones 18/10/2018 07:20
The Washington Supreme Court just banned life-without-parole sentences for teens. This is a HUGE victory for juvenile justice advocates. bit.ly/2CRqAr2  
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The Washington Supreme Court just banned life-without-parole sentences for teens. This is a HUGE victory for juvenile justice advocates.  http:// bit.ly/2CRqAr2     <br>http://pic.twitter.com/v8puFERXPG
Such a sentence for someone under 18 automatically violates a provision in the state Constitution that bans cruel punishment, Justice Susan Owens wrote in the majority opinion signed by five members o...
Pramila Jayapal 18/10/2018 06:58
Today, Washington became the 21st state to abolish life without parole for youth offenders, based on the state's constitutional ban on cruel punishment. This is a win for juvenile justice and an important step to creating a fairer justice system overall. https://www. king5.com/article/news/l ocal/state-supreme-court-rules-life-without-parole-for-juveniles-unconstitutional/281-605646893   …
The court ruled 5-4 to uphold a state court of appeals ruling that a statute that allows 16- and 17-year-olds to be sentenced to life without parole violated the state's ban on cruel punishment. "We h...
Sister Helen Prejean 18/10/2018 06:29
I am so inspired by the Washington Supreme Court's judicious interpretation of their state constitution's clause that bars "cruel punishment." Both the death penalty and life without parole sentences for children are clearly cruel punishments and the justices in Olympia saw that.
On Thursday, the Washington Supreme Court outlawed a sentence of life without the possibility of parole for juvenile offenders in a landmark 5–4 ruling that places the state at the forefront of ...
The Hill 18/10/2018 04:58
JUST IN: Washington state Supreme Court rules juvenile life sentence without parole is unconstitutional hill.cm/w126kNo  
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JUST IN: Washington state Supreme Court rules juvenile life sentence without parole is unconstitutional  http:// hill.cm/w126kNo     <br>http://pic.twitter.com/TYx421Q8TR
Kavanaugh and the Supreme Court, seeking to “assure” an audience that the ... Roberts told an audience of 2,700 that he wanted to speak to the “contentious events in Washington in recent weeks,” and t...
Mark Joseph Stern 18/10/2018 03:56
!!! Washington Supreme Court rules juvenile life without parole is categorically prohibited under the state constitution. All minor offenders must be given an opportunity for release. HUGE juvenile justice victory. http://www. courts.wa.gov/opinions/pdf/9 45560.pdf   …
Washington’s state Supreme Court has ruled that it’s unconstitutional to sentence teen offenders to life in prison without parole because their brains are less developed than those of adult offenders, ...
Robert Chang 18/10/2018 03:18
Washington Supreme Court, 5-4, finds that juvenile life without parole is categorically barred under Washington state constitution! Opinion here: http://www. courts.wa.gov/opinions/index .cfm?fa=opinions.showOpinion&filename=945560MAJ   …
Tarra Simmons 18/10/2018 05:21
Today Chief Justice Loretta Rush told me her court just admitted two formerly incarcerated lawyers to the Indiana bar because of my case. So proud of our Washington State Supreme Court for my opinion. It's making our profession better! @shonhopwood #Lawyering #SecondChances
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Today Chief Justice Loretta Rush told me her court just admitted two formerly incarcerated lawyers to the Indiana bar because of my case. So proud of our Washington State Supreme Court for my opinion. It's making our profession better! @shonhopwood #Lawyering #SecondChances<br>http://pic.twitter.com/6m7lIliiJB
Renee Hutchins 18/10/2018 12:44
A fascinating 4th Am case is percolating in Washington state. Hopefully the state Supreme Court will set this right. There is no obligation to assist the police in a warrantless search of your home. https:// theappeal.org/man-convicted- of-obstruction-for-refusing-to-open-his-door-for-police/   …
ACLU 13/10/2018 10:12
Decisions about who should live and who should die are too often driven by the race of the defendant or race of the victim, as studies for decades have repeatedly shown. But, as the state Supreme Court found, the problems go far beyond racial bias. https://www. aclu.org/blog/capital-p unishment/racial-disparities-and-death-penalty/washington-supreme-court-abolishes   …
God   🌈 12/10/2018 09:47
WEEKLY RECAP: - Alcoholic rapist put on Supreme Court - Deranged pop stars meet deranged reality TV star in White House - Washington Post reporter murdered, Washington Post hating president doesn’t care - Young people still don’t care about voting - It is the worst of times
Shane Claiborne 11/10/2018 10:53
In case you missed it, this has been an epic 24 hours for death penalty abolition. Malaysia announced it will be ending the death penalty. The Supreme Court of Washington unanimously ruled the death penalty unconstitutional. Gov. @BillHaslam stopped tonight's execution in TN!
ACLU 11/10/2018 10:22
The tide is turning against this barbaric and racially biased practice. https://www. aclu.org/blog/capital-p unishment/racial-disparities-and-death-penalty/washington-supreme-court-abolishes   …
CNN Breaking News 11/10/2018 06:40
Washington state's Supreme Court outlaws capital punishment, ruling that the death penalty is unconstitutional because it is inconsistently applied https:// cnn.it/2QIeQKg  
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Washington state's Supreme Court outlaws capital punishment, ruling that the death penalty is unconstitutional because it is inconsistently applied  https:// cnn.it/2QIeQKg     <br>http://pic.twitter.com/GQm1m0Y159
Sister Helen Prejean 11/10/2018 04:30
BIG NEWS: The Washington Supreme Court outlawed the death penalty this morning. Washington is the 20th state to abolish capital punishment. The ruling also converted the death sentences of the eight men on Washington's death row to life sentences.
Krissy Roth 11/10/2018 04:02
BREAKING NEWS: Washington Supreme Court rules that "The #DeathPenalty is invalid because it is imposed in an arbitrary and racially biased manner."
Governor Jay Inslee 11/10/2018 03:46
Today’s decision by the state Supreme Court thankfully ends the death penalty in Washington. This is a hugely important moment in our pursuit for equal and fair application of justice. https://www. governor.wa.gov/news-media/ins lee-statement-regarding-supreme-court-decision-invalidating-washingtons-death-penalty   …
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Today’s decision by the state Supreme Court thankfully ends the death penalty in Washington. This is a hugely important moment in our pursuit for equal and fair application of justice.  https://www. governor.wa.gov/news-media/ins lee-statement-regarding-supreme-court-decision-invalidating-washingtons-death-penalty   … <br>http://pic.twitter.com/TtuWQ0wmuY
ACLU 11/10/2018 03:45
BREAKING: The Washington Supreme Court just struck down the death penalty, citing racial bias. This makes Washington the 20th state in the nation to outlaw the death penalty. We won't stop fighting until it's struck down everywhere in America.
The Associated Press 11/10/2018 03:35
BREAKING: Washington state's Supreme Court rules that the death penalty violates its Constitution. apne.ws/uiJTn0R  
Mark Joseph Stern 11/10/2018 03:32
The U.S. Supreme Court cannot reverse this ruling. It's rooted entirely in the Washington constitution. The court found that the death penalty is imposed in "an arbitrary and racially biased manner and "fails to serve any legitimate penological goals."
Mark Joseph Stern 11/10/2018 03:30
HUGE news: Washington Supreme Court declares death penalty unlawful under the state constitution, converts ALL death sentences to life imprisonment. Capital punishment is over in Washington. http://www. courts.wa.gov/opinions/pdf/8 80867.pdf   …
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