Daily Archives: July 9, 2012

In a Blended Sentencing State, Can a Defendant be Impeached with Evidence of an Extended Jurisdiction Juvenile Conviction?

The title of this post is the question addressed in a recent Minnesota Court of Appeals opinion that Professor Colin Miller (South Carolina) helpfully analyzes on the EvidenceProf Blog.  It concerns the issue of blended sentencing, a practice available in 15 states … Continue reading

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Keeping the Promise of Gault: Requiring Post-Adjudicatory Juvenile Defenders

The title of this post is the title of a new article in the Georgetown Journal of Poverty Law and Policy by Professor Megan F. Chaney (La Verne College of Law) on the need for post-adjudicatory juvenile defenders (available via … Continue reading

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Judge Michael Corriero Interviewed by Governor Paterson on NY Raise the Age Campaign

I just listened to an informative and inspiring conversation that Judge Michael Corriero, Executive Director and Founder of the New York Center for Juvenile Justice, had with Gov. Paterson last week, which is available here. They spoke about an issue that … Continue reading

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