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CASE ENTRY

Malvo v. Mathena

Fourth Circuit: The multiple life sentences meted out to Lee Boyd Malvo, one of the “D.C. Snipers” who murdered 12 people over the course of seven weeks in 2002, must be vacated and reconsidered in light of intervening Supreme Court decisions restricting life sentences for juvenile offenders.


Tags: 2018, Eighth Amendment, Fourth Circuit, Sentencing

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