Evan Miller Offers Apology As Resentencing Hearing Wraps

Evan Miller rose to apologize to the family of his victim “for stealing the joy from your lives” as a three-day resentencing hearing ended today.

Miller is seeking a chance at eventual release five years after his case prompted the Supreme Court to strike down automatic life without parole sentences for juveniles.

Judge Sets Date for Resentencing Evan Miller’s ‘Very Old Case’

More than four years after the Supreme Court ended mandatory life-without-parole sentences for juveniles, an Alabama judge has set a date for resentencing the teen killer whose name is on that landmark case.
Hundreds of other inmates have received new sentences since the justices handed down their ruling in Miller v. Alabama.
The judge could still send Miller back to prison for life without parole at the end of that proceeding.

Georgia Court: Students Can Stand Their Ground

Students’ right to self defense was recently upheld in a Georgia Court of Appeals case, in which a student claims she was wrongfully expelled under harsh zero-tolerance discipline policies that neglect state law’s protection.