Authors

Marc D. Falkoff

Document Type

Article

Abstract

Over the past year, the Illinois appellate courts have been making a muddle of our state’s retroactivity doctrine, stretching the law by ordering some prisoners who committed murders as juveniles to be resentenced. The impulse is honorable, but the legal reasoning is flimsy. Cleaning up the mess is a job for the Illinois General Assembly.

Publication Date

1-20-2014

Department

College of Law

ISSN

0362-6148

Language

eng

Publisher

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

Suggested Citation

Marc D. Falkoff, Life Without Parole for Juveniles and the Retroactivity Mess, Chi. Daily L. Bull., Jan. 20, 2014.

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