Category Archives: Evidence

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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Convenient Scapegoats: Juvenile Confessions and Exculpatory DNA in Cook County, Illinois

The title of this post is the title of a new article by Josh Tepfer (left), Craig Cooley, and Tara Thompson recently published in the Cardozo Journal of Law & Gender.  Here is an excerpt from the Introduction: In December 2001, … Continue reading

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