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Professor Berman Previews Juvenile Life Without Parole Supreme Court Case

March 19, 2012

Contact: Barbara Peck, (614) 292-0283

Professor Douglas Berman and a group of second and third-year students at Moritz filed an amicus brief in two cases pending before the U.S. Supreme Court. The two cases - Miller v. Alabama and Jackson v. Hobbs - take on the issue of the constitutionality of juveniles sentenced to life sentences without the possibility of parole. Click on the video above to hear Professor Berman's summary of the cases and predictions of which justices will play key roles and how the Court will decide.