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Issue 27: The Two California Justices Fighting Excessive Punishment

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Issue 26: SLRI Featured In New Yorker Story On State Constitutionalism

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Issue 25: Why Is “death different”? A Tale Of Two Briefs From California’s Attorney General

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Issue 24: The Eugenics Origins of “Habitual Offender” Sentencing Laws

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Issue 23: There Are Morally-Depraved 8th Amendment Cases To Ridicule, Too

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Issue 22: Michigan & Massachusetts High Courts Expand State Constitutional Limits On Life Sentences

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Issue 21: State Supreme Courts Should Ban Life Sentences For Felony Murder

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Issue 20: New Rulings Signal “Sea Change” On New York’s High Court

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Issue 19: What is punishment? Two new papers expose another flaw in 8th Amendment case law—and show how state constitutions can do better

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Issue 18: Denied Parole 30 Times, Illinois Man Gets Relief Through State Anti-Punishment Clause

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