Tag Archives: Juveniles

What’s On Their Minds: Are Mandatory Juvenile Transfers to Adult Court Unconstitutional? State v. Quarterman

On July 8, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral argument in the case of State of Ohio v. Alexander Quarterman et al. 2013-1591. The central issue in this case is whether mandatory transfers of juvenile offenders to … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Are Mandatory Juvenile Transfers to Adult Court Unconstitutional? State of Ohio v. Alexander Quarterman

Read the analysis of the argument here.

On July 8, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio will hear oral argument in the case of State of Ohio v. Alexander Quarterman et al. 2013-1591. The central issue in … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Do Minors have a Constitutional Right to Participate in a Parental Dispute over Visitation? In re A.G.

On June 19, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case.  Read the analysis here.

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

On October 23, 2013, the Supreme … Continue reading

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Merit Decision: A Juvenile’s Statutory Right to Counsel Does Not Attach at a Police Interrogation. In Re M.W.

On October 3, 2012, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in In Re M.W., 2012-Ohio-4538.  The case was argued December 6, 2011.  By a vote of 4-3, the Court held that a juvenile has no … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Emerging Trends: High Courts Examine the Issue of Youth Prosecuted as Adults

In light of the important juvenile law issues the Supreme Court of Ohio has been tackling, most recently whether an amenability hearing can be waived, the blog welcomes this guest post by Erin Davies.  Erin is the Public Policy Attorney at … Continue reading

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In Sharper Focus: Understanding the Constitutional Challenges to Ohio’s Serious Youthful Offender Statute

Update: Read an analysis of the merit decision in the J.V. case here.

Ohio’s Serious Youthful Offender statute works like this.  The statute allows for a “blended” sentence, which is part juvenile disposition, part adult sentence. First, if warranted, … Continue reading

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What’s On Their Minds: Pursuant to the Serious Youthful Offender Statute, Is It Constitutional for the Juvenile Court Judge to Invoke the Adult Portion of a Blended Sentence Upon a Juvenile Offender? In re J.V.

Update: On October 30, 2012 the Court handed down a merit decision in this case. Read the analysis here.

On December 6, the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral argument in the case of In re J.V., 2011-0107. … Continue reading

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What’s on Their Minds: Does a Juvenile Have the Right to Counsel at the Interrogation Stage of the Proceedings? In re M.W.

On Oct. 3, 2012, the Supreme Court handed down a merit decision in this case.  Read the analysis here

On December 6 the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral argument in the case of In re M.W., 2011-0215.  … Continue reading

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Oral Argument Preview: Does a Juvenile Have the Right to Counsel at the Interrogation Stage of the Proceedings? In re M.W.

On Oct. 3, 2012, the Supreme Court handed down a merit decision in this case.  Read the analysis here.

Read the analysis of the oral argument here.

On December 6, the Supreme Court of Ohio will hear oral … Continue reading

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