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United States Supreme Court Upholds “Dual Sovereignty” in Federal and State Criminal Cases

  • June 20, 2019
  • Jerod Gunsberg
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The Supreme Court of the United States, in Gamble v. United States, affirmed the longstanding principle of “dual sovereignty” jurisdiction in criminal cases. Simply put, this means that if you’re charged with a crime in federal court, you can also…

U.S. Supreme Court: Life Without Parole For Juveniles

  • March 20, 2012
  • Jerod Gunsberg
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Tomorrow morning the United States Supreme Court will hear oral argument in a case that will determine whether it is unconstitutional for a state to sentence juveniles who commit murder to life in prison without parole. As reported in the…

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