TITLE

Cunningham v. California: The U.S. Supreme Court Painted Into a Corner

AUTHOR(S)
Strain, Jacob
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
BYU Journal of Public Law;2008, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p519
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in the Cunningham v. California case. The Cunningham Court held that the Determinate Sentencing Law (DSL) of California violated the Fourteenth Amendment due process rights of the defendants. It states that the invalidation of California's DSL by the Court was correct because each defendant's sentence should fall within the appropriate range defined by the legislature.
ACCESSION #
34763817

 

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