Post Tagged with: "Criminal Law"

Torrenting and the Fourth Amendment

  By Katherine Mannion, Staff Writer The internet is large, powerful, and still growing. It permits communication across the world, from breaking news to benign updates. As the capabilities of the internet continue to grow, however, it also becomes easier to use it for nefarious purposes. From here, the courts […]

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Supreme Court Decision Frees Pittsburgh Man Who Grew Up in Prison

  By Kristin Hoffman, Staff Writer In United States v. Miller, a divided Supreme Court struck down mandatory life sentences without parole for juveniles.[1] The ruling said that these mandatory sentences violate the constitutional amendment prohibiting cruel and unusual punishment because children lack maturity, have an underdeveloped sense of responsibility, […]

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