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

“The mandatory-transfer statutes preclude a juvenile court judge from taking any individual circumstances into account before automatically sending a child who is 16 or older to adult court. This one-size-fits-all approach runs counter to the aims and goals of the … Continue reading

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

Update: On December 22, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case. Read the analysis here.

“Even though as you said the legislature sets the rules, the court can say your rules are … Continue reading

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

Update: On December 22, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case. Read the analysis here.

Read the analysis of the argument here.

On April 20, 2016, the Supreme Court of Ohio … Continue reading

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

Update: On September 23, 2014 the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case.  Read the analysis here.

On July 8, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio heard oral argument in the case of Continue reading

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

Update. On September 23, 2014, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case.  Read the analysis here.

Read the analysis of the argument here.

On July 8, 2014, the Supreme Court … Continue reading

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