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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miller_v._Alabama

Miller v. Alabama, 567 U.S. 460 (2012), was a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court held that mandatory sentences of life without the possibility of parole are unconstitutional for juvenile offenders. The ruling applied even to those persons who had committed murder as a juvenile, extending beyond the ...

www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/14pdf/13-6827_5h26.pdf

Jan 20, 2015 ... 2. HOLT v. HOBBS. Syllabus officials on matters of security. Held: The Department's grooming policy violates RLUIPA insofar as it prevents petitioner from .... Ore. v. Smith, 494 U. S. 872 (1990), which held that neu- tral, generally applicable laws that incidentally burden the exercise of religion usually do not ...

verdict.justia.com/2015/01/21/supreme-court-decides-holt-v-hobbs-way-decided-burwell-v-hobby-lobby

Jan 20, 2015 ... The Supreme Court has held in Holt v. Hobbs that the Arkansas prison system may not impose a beard-length requirement on a Muslim inmate who invoked the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (“RLUIPA”). The prison asserted that ¼-inch was the maximum length for beards. He said he ...

www.isba.org/committees/diversityleadershipcouncil/newsletter/2015/06/holtvhobbscompellingintereststand

Holt v. Hobbs: The compelling interest standard and religious dress and grooming exemptions. By Priti Nemani. The recent Supreme Court decision of Holt v. .... The Smith Court declined to apply the compelling interest test on the grounds that it was “not remotely comparable” to the facts of the Smith case and further stated ...

www.oyez.org/cases/2011/10-9646

In July 2003, Evan Miller, along with Colby Smith, killed Cole Cannon by beating Cannon with a baseball bat and burning Cannon's trailer while Cannon was inside. Miller was 14 years old at the time. In 2004, Miller was transferred from the Lawrence County Juvenile Court to Lawrence County Circuit Court to be tried as an ...

religionandpolitics.org/2015/01/28/holt-v-hobbs-does-a-muslim-prisoners-case-foreshadow-the-end-of-affirmative-action

Jan 28, 2015 ... (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Attorney Douglas Laycock, center, speaks with reporters after his argument before the Supreme Court in Holt v. Hobbs. At left is Hannah Smith, a senior counsel with the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty. Last Tuesday, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously in favor of an ...

www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/tamko-building-products-inc-v-hobbs

Issue: Whether a state court can evade the preemptive force of the Federal Arbitration Act by framing its refusal to enforce an arbitration agreement as a product of supposed defects in “contract formation” that would not prevent the formation of any other contract.

www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/holt-v-hobbs

Holding: An Arkansas prison policy that prevents a Muslim prisoner from growing a half-inch beard in accordance with his religious beliefs violates the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act. Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Alito on January 20, 2015. Justice Ginsburg filed a ...

jurist.org/forum/2015/02/steven-smith-religious-freedom.php

Feb 14, 2015 ... ... (most recently) The Rise and Decline of American Religious Freedom (Harvard U Press 2014). Suggested citation: Steven D. Smith, Holt v. Hobbs and the Struggle over Religious Freedom, JURIST - Academic Commentary, Feb. 14, 2015, http://jurist.org/forum/2015/02/steven-smith-religious-freedom.php.