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Category Archives: Interrogation
By Kevin Lapp, Associate Professor of Law, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Advocates, courts, and policymakers across the nation are considering how far the Supreme Court’s “children are different in a way that matters” criminal justice jurisprudence should extend. One of … Continue reading
When I had been practicing in North Carolina’s juvenile courts for about a year, I represented a client charged in the same case as a 13-year-old special-education student named J.D.B. I remember sitting in a large courtroom and watching J.D.B.’s public … Continue reading
During my ten years practicing in juvenile delinquency court, I’ve been struck by the overwhelming number of cases in which youth readily confess to police — often school resource officers. Sophisticated interrogation techniques are usually not required. The officer need … Continue reading
I am currently in the process of preparing this year’s syllabus for the companion course that I teach with the Juvenile Justice Clinic entitled, “The Criminal Lawyering Process.” It is designed to introduce clinic students to North Carolina juvenile … Continue reading
The title of this post is the title of a new paper by Dr. Richard Rogers et al., which appears in the March 2012 issue of Criminal Justice and Behavior. Here is the abstract: The American Bar Association, via its … Continue reading
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
The title of this post is a new student comment by Kristi Kay North to be published in the Emory Law Journal, available via SSRN. Here is the abstract: When school officials and law enforcement question students about suspicious activities without … Continue reading