CrimProf Blog

Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Saturday, October 31, 2020

Next week's criminal law/procedure arguments

Issue summaries are from ScotusBlog, which also links to papers:

Tuesday

  • Borden v. U.S.: Whether the “use of force” clause in the Armed Career Criminal Act encompasses crimes with a mens rea of mere recklessness.
  • Jones v. Mississippi: Whether the Eighth Amendment requires the sentencing authority to make a finding that a juvenile is permanently incorrigible before imposing a sentence of life without parole.

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