This file of SOC 331 Week 5 Discussion Question 1 Retributive Justice and Mandat
This file of SOC 331 Week 5 Discussion Question 1 Retributive Justice and Mandatory Life Imprisonment for Juvenile Offenders consists of:In Chapter 5 of the textbook, the author examines retributive justice from the standpoint of the means of punishment (Section 5.2). He calls attention to the length of prison sentences and, in particular, the issue of mandatory life sentences for juvenile offenders.In 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court declared laws that require judges to impose life-without-parole sentences for juveniles to be in violation of the Eighth Amendment
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