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New Mexico v. Antonio T. — Interrogations of Juveniles at Schools

New Mexico v. Antonio T (N.M. October 23, 2014), is a case from New Mexico about a scenario that is all-to-familiar in schools around the country.  A school administrator questioned a juvenile about an act that may be a crime … Continue reading

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Interim Study Committee on Corrections and Criminal Code Recommendations for 2015 Legislative Session

The Interim Study Committee on Corrections and Criminal Code published the minutes from the October 6, 2014 meeting, which included several recommendations related to juvenile law: That legislation be filed in the next session requiring that the interrogation of juveniles … Continue reading

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A Miranda Warning That Requires More?

For juveniles, is it really enough to provide a formal recitation of the rights and Miranda warnings (from Miranda v. Arizona, 384 U.S. 436 (1966)), usually from a card or a document, without an inquiry about whether the child understood the … Continue reading

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Who Can Provide Meaningful Consultation Before Interrogation?

Pursuant to I.C. 31-32-5-1, in Indiana, ANY rights guaranteed to a child under the Constitution of the United States, the Constitution of the State of Indiana, or any other law may be waived only: By counsel retained by or appointed … Continue reading

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