Montgomery Vs Alabama Case Study

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Jackson Bewley
Mr. Uhler
Humanities 8
12 November 2015
SCOTUS Simulation
In the case Montgomery v. Louisiana Henry Montgomery was charged with the murder of Charles Hunt. He was sentenced to life in prison without parole. However he was only 17. Henry Montgomery should be sentenced to life in prison without parole because he committed murder. He was willing to kill an innocent man. 58% of states have come to the conclusion that the risk of releasing the murder under the age of 18 has the risk of future victims. Meaning if we let this criminal out he could strike again. The sentences should be based on age. Miller v. Alabama was about a 14 year old and Monomer v. Alabama was about a 17 year old. You can not compare these two ages. 17 is near

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