Objective: Analyze a major US Supreme Court case that address the constitutionally of death penalty for juvenile offenders’ delinquency. In 2005, the US. Supreme Court decided the Roper v. Simmons case and ruled that the Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments forbid imposition of the death penalty on offenders who were under the age of 18 when their crimes were committed. You will take what you learned from the reading assignment and write a 250-discussion highlighting the information listed below:
Do you think he should be executed for the murder he committed when he was 17 years old? Please explain in detail on Why or Why Not.
Prior to Roper, did Juveniles receive the death penalty in the United States? Why or Why not? Explain.