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Commentary: On Reconsideration: What’s Up With State v. Aalim?

Update: On May 25, 2017, the Supreme Court of Ohio granted reconsideration in this case, and reversed it.  Read the analysis of the new merit decision here.

At the end of December of last year, facing the upcoming … Continue reading

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Merit Decision: Court Invalidates Mandatory Juvenile Transfer Statutes. State v. Aalim.

Update: On May 25, 2017, the Supreme Court of Ohio granted reconsideration in this case, and reversed it.  Read the analysis of the new merit decision here.

“The mandatory-transfer statutes preclude a juvenile court judge from taking any … Continue reading

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What’s On Their Minds: Constitutionality of the Mandatory Juvenile Transfer Statutes. State of Ohio v. Matthew Aalim

Further Update: On May 25, 2017, the Supreme Court of Ohio granted reconsideration in this case, and reversed it.  Read the analysis of the new merit decision here.

Update: On December 22, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Court Again Tackles Constitutionality of Mandatory Juvenile Transfer Statutes. State of Ohio v. Matthew Aalim.

Further Update: On May 25, 2017, the Supreme Court of Ohio granted reconsideration in this case, and reversed it.  Read the analysis of the new merit decision here.

Update: On December 22, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio … Continue reading

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What’s on Their Minds: Discretionary Life Without Parole Sentence for a Juvenile Homicide Offender? State of Ohio v. Eric Long.

Update: on March 12, 2014, the Supreme Court handed down a merit decision in this case.  read the analysis here.

On June 11, 2013, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in the case of State of Ohio v. … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Discretionary Life Without Parole Sentence for a Juvenile Homicide Offender? State of Ohio v. Eric Long.

Update: on March 12, 2014, the Supreme Court handed down a merit decision in this case.  read the analysis here.

Read an analysis of the oral argument of this case here.

On June 11, 2013, the Supreme Court … Continue reading

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