Argued that a juvenile’s 75-year sentence for a crime in which the victims suffered no serious injury is disproportionate and violates state, federal and international law.
Argued that a sentence of 110 years to life (three consecutive life-terms) for a non-homicide offense committed as a juvenile violates the United States Supreme Court’s ruling in Graham v. Florida.
Involved three teenage girls being prosecuted for "sexting," the practice of sending nude or semi-nude photographs via text message on cell phones.
Argued that mandatory life without parole sentences for juveniles convicted of homicide offenses are unconstitutional.
Argued that a life without parole sentence for felony murder violates the United States Constitution as well as international law.
Argued on behalf of a student who had been suspended for writing a fake MySpace page that made derogatory statements about the student's principal.
Juvenile Law Center argued that life without parole sentences for juveniles convicted of non-homicide crimes are unconstitutional.
Argued that Congress has authority under the Commerce Clause to address the failure of the market to provide affordable and appropriate health care for children who can neither purchase health insurance nor access health care on their own.
Argued that sentences of life without the possibility of parole for juveniles convicted of homicide are unconstitutional.
Argued that sentences of life without parole for juveniles convicted of homicide are unconstitutional.
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