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Federal Sentencing Reporter (2020) 32 (5): 264–271.
Published: 18 June 2020
... 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...
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...