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On This Date in Legal History

On March 1, 2005, the United States Supreme Court decided Roper v. Simmons. The case involved a high school student, Christopher Simmons, who confessed to a murder and was tried and sentenced to death. He was 17 at the time. The … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On this date in 2005 the United States Supreme Court decided Roper v. Simmons.  The case involved a high school student, Christopher Simmons, who confessed to a murder and was tried and sentenced to death.  He was 17 at the time. … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On this date in 2004 the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case Roper v. Simmons.  Roper involved a high school student, Christopher Simmons, who confessed to a murder and was tried and sentenced to death.  He was … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On this date in 2005 the United States Supreme Court decided Roper v. Simmons.  The case involved a high school student, Christopher Simmons, who confessed to a murder and was tried and sentenced to death.  He was 17 at the time. … Continue reading

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