Miller vs. Alabama
Companion Case (Jackson vs. Hobbes)
Roper vs. Simmons
Random (Not relating to the cases but relating to the supreme court (except for 200))
100
How old were they when they committed the crime?
They were 14
100
What kind of store did Kuntrell Jackson, Derrick Shields and Travis Booker rob?
A movie store
100
What Crime did Christopher Simmons commit
Murder
100
How many supreme court justices are there?
There are 9
200
What was Evan Miller sentenced to?
Life in Prison without possibility of parole
200
What kind of gun did Derrick Shields have and where did he have it?
He had a shotgun in his coat
200
Was the crime 1st, 2nd, or 3rd degree murder?
1st degree because it was planned
200
Who is on the dollar bill?
George Washington
300
Evan Miller and Colby Smith killed who? How old were they at the time?
Cole Cannon
300
What did the supreme court say?
They approved the lower court's decision.
300
What was the name of the person that Christopher Simmons killed?
Mrs. Crook
300
Which president appointed the most supreme court justices to the supreme court?
George Washington
400
What is the 8th amendment and what did Evan Miller say when he filed for a new trial?
8th amendment is to not have cruel and unusual punishment and he claimed that it was cruel and unusual punishment
400
What state was it in?
Arkansas
400
What other case did the supreme court decide while they kept Simmons' execution
Atkins vs. Virginia
400
Who is the chief justice of the supreme court?
John Roberts
500
What Crime(s) were Evan Miller and Colby Smith tried for?
Capital murder during the course of an arson
500
What crime were they convicted of?
Capital murder and aggravated robbery
500
Did the Missouri court decide that the execution of minors was constitutional or unconstitutional?
Decided that it was unconstitutional
500
Name 3 supreme court justices
Any 3 of these: John Roberts, Samuel Alito, Stephen Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elena Kagan, Anthony Kennedy, Antonin Scalia, Sonia Sotomayor, Clarence Thomas
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