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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2021) 33 (4): 278–284.
Published: 01 April 2021
... are different” that casts adults as irredeemable and a stepping-stone toward meaningful systemic reform. © 2021 Vera Institute of Justice. All rights reserved. 2021 Juvenile justice mass incarceration death penalty criminal punishment dignity human rights Eighth Amendment comparative law legal...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2020) 32 (5): 264–271.
Published: 18 June 2020
..., it sets out why indefinitely incarcerating someone with dementia or other neurocognitive disorders violates the Eighth Amendment of the United States Constitution’s prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment. This conclusion derives from the confluence of two lines of U.S. Supreme Court precedent. First...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2014) 27 (1): 7–8.
Published: 01 October 2014
... is a last resort, prisons are designed to be as “normal” as possible. The State’s responsibility goes past the constitutional minimum under the Eighth Amendment to provide food, clothing, shelter and personal safety. Reintegration into the community—not punishment—is the primary objective. These values...
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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2014) 27 (1): 9–18.
Published: 01 October 2014
... reform efforts in the United States as well as changes in correctional training and supervision practices. © 2014 Vera Institute of Justice 2014 Human dignity human rights resocialization rehabilitation evidence-based practices Eighth Amendment cruel and unusual punishment mandatory...