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Marianna Brown Bettman
Marianna Brown Bettman is a law professor at the University of Cincinnati College of Law, where she teaches torts, legal ethics, and a seminar on the Supreme Court of Ohio. She is also a former Ohio state court of appeals judge. Each September since 2003, she has given a presentation at the Ohio Judicial Conference analyzing the year’s most important cases from the Supreme Court of Ohio. She also provides appellate consulting services to attorneys.
Tag Archives: Juveniles
Oral Argument Preview: Do Minors have a Constitutional Right to Participate in a Parental Dispute over Visitation? In re A.G.
Read the analysis of the oral argument in this case here.
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
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
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
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.
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
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