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Juvenile’s parole restrictions not ‘cruel and unusual’

The Eighth Amendment’s prohibition of cruel and unusual punishment did not require the deletion of parole restrictions on consecutive sentences that cumulatively exceeded a juvenile defendant’s life expectancy, the Louisiana Supreme Court has ruled in reversing judgment.

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Parole can’t be revoked based on conduct after term expires

A U.S. District Court judge does not have the authority to revoke a term of supervised release based on conduct that occurs after the scheduled expiration date of the term – even though the offender absconded prior to the expiration ...

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