Print and E-Book Titles in the McKusick Law Library
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Links to Major Juvenile Justice Cases
In re Gault, 387 U.S. 1 (1967) - The Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment applies to juvenile defendants as well as adult defendants.
In re Winship, 397 U.S. 358 (1970) - A juvenile who is charged with conduct that would give rise to criminal liability for an adult has a due process right to have the elements of the offense proved beyond a reasonable doubt.
New Jersey v. T.L.O., 469 U.S. 325 (1985) - Although the Fourth Amendment applies to searches in public schools, the more lenient standard of reasonable suspicion replaces the ordinary standard of probable cause.
Vernonia School Dist. 47J v. Acton, 515 U.S. 646 (1995) - A public school does not violate the Fourth Amendment when it chooses to randomly test children participating in its athletic programs for controlled substances.
J. D. B. v. North Carolina, 564 U.S. ___ (2011) - A child's age properly informs Miranda's custody analysis.
Roper v. Simmons, 543 U.S. 551 (2005) - Sentencing a juvenile defendant to death violates the Eighth Amendment.
Graham v. Florida, 560 U.S. ___ (2010) - Sentencing a juvenile defendant who did not commit homicide to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole violates the Eighth Amendment.
Miller v. Alabama, 567 U.S. ___ (2012) - No juvenile defendant may face a mandatory sentence of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole, no matter how serious the crime.
Montgomery v. Louisiana, 577 U.S. ___ (2016) - Made Miller v. Alabama retroactive prohibiting mandatory life without parole for juvenile offenders.
Scholarly Articles by Symposium Presenters
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