No. 100873-2.

535 P.3d 427 (2023)

STATE of Washington, Respondent, v. Michael Scott REYNOLDS, Jr., Petitioner.

Supreme Court of Washington, En Banc.

Filed September 21, 2023.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Jan Trasen , Lila Jane Silverstein , Washington Appellate Project, 1511 3rd Ave. Ste. 610, Seattle, WA, 98101-1683, for Petitioner.

Stephanie Finn Guthrie , King County Pros. Attorney's Office, 516 3rd Ave. Ste. W554, Seattle, WA, 98104-2362, for Respondent.

Jessica Levin , Robert S. Chang , Melissa R. Lee , Seattle University School of Law, 901 12th Ave., Korematsu Center For Law & Equality Seattle, WA, 98122-4411, for Amicus Curiae on behalf of Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality.

La Rond Baker , Jazmyn Clark , American Civil Liberties Union of Wash., P.O. Box 2728, Seattle, WA, 98111-2728, for Amicus Curiae on behalf of ACLU of Washington.

Katherine Elizabeth Hurley , Brian Richard Flaherty , King County Dept. of Public Defense, 710 2nd Ave. Ste. 200, Seattle, WA, 98104-1703, for Amicus Curiae on behalf of King County Dept of Public Defense.

Mark Bruns Middaugh , Attorney at Law, 600 University St. Ste. 3020, Seattle, WA, 98101-4105, for Amicus Curiae on behalf of Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Alexandria Marie Hohman , Lauber Law Group, 3501 Colby Ave. Ste. 201, Everett, WA, 98201-4795, Cindy Arends Elsberry , Washington Defender Association, 810 3rd Ave. Ste. 258, Seattle, WA, 98104-1647, for Amicus Curiae on behalf of Washington Defender Association.

Sara Anne Zier , TeamChild, P.O. Box 1512, Tacoma, WA, 98401-1512, for Amicus Curiae on behalf of Teamchild.

¶1 "[I]n the context of juvenile sentencing, article I, section 14 [of the Washington Constitution] provides greater protection than the Eighth Amendment." State v. Bassett, 192 Wn.2d 67, 82, 428 P.3d 343 (2017); U.S. CONST. amend. VIII. We...


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