The disposition of juvenile crime is based on the least detrimental alternative. One major issue in juvenile disposition is utilized in indeterminate sentencing. This allows the judge to set a maximum sentence for the juvenile. Many cases juveniles are monitored during their sentencing and are released only if the judge is satisfied that they have been rehabilitated or at least until the maximum sentence is served. Introduction
The types of juvenile court hearings are preliminary hearing, adjudicatory hearing, and dispositional hearing. Preliminary hearing is the initial hearing and the judge will decide if the case should go further. Adjudicatory hearing is similar to a criminal trial without a jury. Dispositional hearing is when
The Miranda Rights were put in place to make sure any person who is placed under arrest, is informed of their rights. A suspect should only be read their rights when legally required, such as when an official arrest is made, or when the person being questioned is a juvenile. Exigent circumstances can grant an officer the ability to bypass reading of The Miranda Rights to a suspect. Page Break In 1966 the Miranda Rights were established to insure a person who is under arrest is aware of their rights, which is due to the United States Supreme Court case Miranda V. Arizona.
The academic sensibility is extremely lenient, seeing misguided kids who need understanding and help more than punishment”. ("Robot Check”). (COUNTERARGUMENT) Opponents argue that juveniles should not be tried as adults because they still have the mentality of a kid and are not mature. There have been studies done by Dr. David Fassler, a psychiatry professor of the University Of Vermont College Of Medicine about juveniles making impulsive decisions.
He failed to comply with rules of his probation such as his curfew. According to court service’s report, he failed to adhere to his assigned curfew on multiple occasions. The document indicated Quinten left home on a Friday morning to attend school and did not return to the home until the following night around 9:00 p.m. He often failed to comply with instructions issued by the assigned probation officer and he consistently disregarded limits and boundaries set by his mother. Quinten would leave the home without his mother’s permission in spite of being instructed by the probation officer not to leave without the mother’s permission and without adult supervision.
An example of this is they did not seal off the crime scene when they got to the house, or immediately after the body was found. The police and detectives also did not take statements right away from Kyla Ramsey’s family, Kyler, kaylie, and Kasen Ramsey. Basically the Boulder City Police Department was unprepared and unprofessional. Some people say the police made all Winn 2 of these mistakes because most of their best workers were off duty due to the Christmas holiday, but I think most people can agree is no excuse.
The gunman entered the elementary school without checking in. EArlier the year the principal required a buzzer for visitors to buzz in order to enter the school so they know who enters. The gunman did not buzz in and “As part of the security system, the school locked its doors each day at 9:30 a.m. The door was locked when the gunman arrived”. Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy said.
A few days before my court day in juvey, I had heard some of the JSO's (Juvenile Security Officers) talking about a muslim kid who got arrested for allegedly bringing a clock to school, whenever it was obviously a bomb. One of the officers who I was pretty close to told me that kids are getting locked up for stupid shit like me. Anyways, I just heard about a Sikh boy who got arrested because of a bully snitching on him and without questioning, the principal tells the police, and they detain the Sikh boy and take him to a Juvenile
Not two weeks later, as class was finishing he was told to stay awhile after, but disobeyed. He was found by THIS SAME officer who grabbed Kayleb to take him to the principal’s office. As he tried to push away from the officer, he was slammed down and then handcuffed. Now he is facing a felony assault against a police officer and yet another disorderly conduct charge. Let me just take this moment to express how ridiculous this is.
The Dred Scott v. Sanford case involved a lawsuit made by a slave name Dred Scott claiming that he should be granted his freedom. His claims were based on the argument that his master Dr. John Emerson had illegally held his during trips to Illinois and Wisconsin which were both free territories. With Dr. Emerson having died at the time of the lawsuit, Scott sued his widow. The lawsuit was ultimately taken on by her brother Sanford hens the name Died Scott v. Sanford. Unfortunately for Scott, he was not identified as a citizen because he was a African American.
Facts: Jose Colegio filled up his gas tank at a gas station and took off without making payment. Issue: Florida vs. Colegio (Will robbery be an appropriate charge?) Rule(s): Florida statues under title XLVI 812.13 Robbery - (1) “Robbery” means the taking of money or other property which may be the subject of larceny from the person or custody of another, with intent to either permanently or temporarily deprive the person or the owner of the money or other property, when in the course of the taking there is the use of force, violence, assault, or putting in fear. 812.014 Theft. — (1)
Plaintiff gave birth to Christa on September 9, 2006 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center in Spartan burg, South Carolina. Plaintiff was given an unsolicited gift bag containing Nestle Good Start Supreme powdered infant formula at which time when they were discharged from the hospital she solely fed the infant the formula from the gift bag. Three days later the infant contracted meningitis resulting in severe brain damage that will prevent her from ever living independently. Plaintiff commenced instant action against Nestle alleging that the formula was tainted with bacteria causing the meningitis. Nestle moved case to federal court and moved to transfer action to District Of South Carolina.
In 1991, a police officer from Illinois, Mary Redmond, shot and killed Ricky Allen in the line of duty. Allen’s family sued Redmond in federal court on the premise that Redmond “violated Allen’s civil rights by using excessive force” (Knapp & VandeCreek, 1997, p. 569). Prior to the court proceedings, it was discovered that Redmond engaged in individual therapy with a licensed social worker and Allen’s family intended to utilize the information from the sessions in the case against Redmond. (Shuman & Foote, 1999). During the proceedings, the social worker did not comply with providing the court specific confidential information from the individual therapy sessions resulting in the judge mandating the jurors to assume that the information that was refused would have been detrimental to Redmond.
In the cases of ‘Coker V. Georgia’ and ‘Kennedy V. Louisiana’ a very important question was brought up; does the death penalty constitute for cruel and unusual punishment in regards to the rape of an adult woman or child? Most people can attest to rape being one of the most egregious criminal acts, but how do we keep a fair punishment, and not lose sight of the reasoning in our eighth amendment in such cases? Case Information In the case of Coker V. Georgia, a man by the name of Ehrlich Coker, who was already imprisoned for multiple cases of rape among many other offenses, escaped prison and raped again along with several other unsavory acts. He was sentenced to death for his post-escape rape.