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  • Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/fsr.2010.23.1.67
  • Keyterms: harmelin, punishment, court, sentence, parole, juvenile, kennedy, offender, amendment, graham, crime, eighth, proportionality, concurring, justice, penalty, solem, weems, individualized, cruel, adult, noting, culpability, penological, defendant

Top Words
Word Count
the271
of153
and97
to87
that80
a75
in75
at62
is40
id39
for37
it34
punishment33
life32
as28
Top Bigrams
Bigram Count
of the47
the court22
life without20
without parole19
the eighth16
eighth amendment14
and the13
to the13
that the12
in the12
cruel and10
us at10
the punishment9
and unusual8
death penalty8
Top Trigrams
Trigram Count
life without parole17
cruel and unusual8
the death penalty7
the eighth amendment7
s ct at5
to life without4
the possibility of4
a punishment is3
of the punishment3
of the brain3
of the eighth3
without parole for3
without parole sentence3
deference to the3
whether a punishment3
Top Quadgrams
Quadgram Count
the possibility of parole3
that life without parole3
life without parole sentence3
life without parole for3
to life without parole3
a life without parole3
whether a punishment is3
of the eighth amendment3
applies to an entire2
at the american bar2
deciding whether a punishment2
disproportionate sentences be a2
of the offense and2
the seriousness of the2
against disproportionate sentences be2
Top Keyterms
Keyterm Weight
harmelin2.0
punishment1.999
court1.994
sentence1.994
parole1.993
juvenile1.992
kennedy1.991
offender1.989
amendment1.988
graham1.988
crime1.988
eighth1.988
proportionality1.987
concurring1.985
justice1.983

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