Daily Archives: June 19, 2012

J.D.B. v. North Carolina: Ushering in a New ‘Age’ of Custody Analysis Under Miranda

The title of this post is the title of this interesting new piece by Professor Hillary B. Farber (UMass), which is available via SSRN.  Here is the abstract: Over the past six years, the United States Supreme Court has carved … Continue reading

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Juvenile Life without Parole

As you are likely aware, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument on March 20, 2012, on two cases, Miller v. Alabama and Jackson v. Hobbs, addressing whether life without parole sentences can be imposed on juveniles convicted of homicide.  … Continue reading

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Kids Doing Adult Time

The Crime Report is an excellent source for information about criminal justice, and its journalists regularly post pieces related to youth.  This recent report examines the experiences of minors charged as adults and sentenced to long terms in adult prisons. Here is an excerpt: … Continue reading

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