Week 14

PART IV: JUVENILE DELINQUENCY & YOUTHFUL OFFENDERS

Mass Gen Laws ch 119 sec. 52 et seq

Tuesday, 4/23

Questions

Jurisdiction and Disposition in the Juvenile Court;
Delinquency & Youthful Offender Statute:
Mass. Gen. Laws ch.119, sections 52-84.

The “Halley Wright” case.

Thursday 4/25

U.S. Supreme Court: setting (conflicting) standards.
In re Gault; Mckeiver v. Pennsylvania, 403 U.S. 528(1971);

Schall v. Martin, 467 U.S. 253 (1984);

Winship, 397 U.S. 358 (1970);

Kent v. U.S., 383 U.S. 541 (1966);

Breed v. Jones, 421 U.S. 519 (1975).

Roper v. Simmons, 543 U.S.551 (2005);

Graham v. Florida, 130 S. Ct. 2011 (2010);

Miller v. Alabama, 132 S. Ct. 548 (2012)


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