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This Week in 2010: Florida v. Graham


U.S. Armed Forces Day


On May 13, 1963, Brady v. Maryland, was issued by the U.S. Supreme Court. Suppression of exculpatory evidence by the Prosecution violates the Due Process Clause.

On May 13, 1985, a police raid in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on the headquarters of radical group MOVE starts a fire that destroys most of a city block.

On May 15, 1972, While campaigning for the presidency, Alabama governor George Wallace is shot, leaving him partially paralyzed.

On May 17, Armed Forces Day!

On May 17, 2010,  Florida v. Graham, was issued by the U.S. Supreme Court, holding that life without parole for juvenile offenders is unconstitutional.

On May 18, 1992, Foucha v. Louisiana, continued detention of insanity acquitee after remission is unconstitutional.

Quote: ¬†“You can’t steal second base and keep one foot on first!” -Anonymous

Have a Great Week!