State of Missouri v. Christopher Simmons

944 S.W.2d 165 (Mo. banc 1997) 3/1/2005 – US Supreme Court prohibits death penalty for juvinile killer. The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a Missouri Supreme Court case involving death penalty eligibility for minors. At issue was the case of Christopher Simmons, who was 17-years-old when he kidnapped neighbor Shirley Crook in 1993, tied her, … Continue reading State of Missouri v. Christopher Simmons