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Seattle Defense Attorney | News

Seattle Defense Attorney News tries to bring together major changes in the law as they impact criminal defense law. Some of these decisions by higher courts can have a significant effect on past and future clients of the firm, so The Crowley Law Firm PLLC provides these as part of our website education for clients and their families.

Just minutes ago the Supreme Court ruled that life sentences without parole for juveniles is unconstitutional. The majority rules that this violates the Eighth Amendment sanction against “cruel and unusual punishment. You can read about the cases here.

As Seattle Defense Attorneys practicing in a major metropolitan area, we must stay on top of these kind of changes in the law especially with our practice areas of gang related arrests and cases where a juvenile client may be tried as an adult.