United States Fourth Circuit

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Blount v. Clarke, 176743

Vacating relevant orders by the district court granting habeas relief and remanding with instructions to dismiss a habeas application with prejudice in a case involving a man, convicted for crimes he was committed when he was 15, that resulted in a 118 year sentence because although the Supreme Court prohibited jubenile offenders convicted of nonhomicide crimes from sentences of life without parole a partial pardon that reduced his sentence to 40 years rendered the habeas petition moot.

Appellate Information

  • Argued
  • Submitted
  • Decided
  • Published 2018/05/15

Judges

  • NIEMEYER

Court

  • United States Fourth Circuit

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