US Supreme Court to hear convicted quadruple killer's appeal

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US Supreme Court to consider whether Beltway sniper Lee Boyd Malvo deserves new sentencing

Malvo was sentenced to four life terms for crimes he committed in Virginia.

After a 2003 trial in which Malvo was convicted of shooting Federal Bureau of Investigation analyst Linda Franklin outside a Fairfax County Home Depot store, a jury decided against the death penalty.

Kahler was sentenced to death for the November 2009 killings of his estranged wife, two daughters, and wife's grandmother a day after Thanksgiving. They said if his crimes instead "reflect the transient immaturity of youth" he's entitled to a sentence short of life without parole.

"We are on the verge of a crisis of confidence in the Supreme Court", Sen.

"The Supreme Court must remain a fair and impartial branch of government not beholden to party", Green said in the statement.

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Some courts have interpreted the rulings to mean that mandatory life without parole laws are unconstitutional, but that those that offer a judge discretion are not.

Once considered a proposal popular only among the political fringes, Trump's back-to-back appointments of Supreme Court justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh revived "court packing" as a mainstream issue in response to Democrats' fears that conservatives could gain a majority on the court for decades to come.

But a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit in Richmond said it was clear Malvo deserved a new sentencing: No judge ever considered whether Malvo's crime represented "irreparable corruption".

Malvo is now 34 years old.

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider Virginia's plea to reinstate the life-without-parole sentence of a man who as a teenager participated in sniper shootings that terrorized the Washington, D.C., region in 2002.

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Several candidates seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination have proposed or expressed an openness to increasing the number of Supreme Court justices, claiming that expansion would combat an alleged politicization of the courts. He isn't now getting a new sentencing hearing in Maryland, where he struck a plea deal and was sentenced to six life-without-parole prison terms for shootings that took place in that state.

According to The Hill, both Buttigieg and Beto O'Rourke want to give Republicans five justices and Democrats five justices, then have those 10 justices agree on five more justices to complete a 15-justice Supreme Court.

The case before the justices involved a class-action lawsuit brought by noncitizens in California and a similar class-action lawsuit brought in the state of Washington.

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