Tag Archives: Due process

Age-Appropriate Miranda Language and Interrogation Issues

Juveniles are often read the same Miranda warning as adults, though they may not be familiar with the language or concepts — making their waiver of rights suspect and subject to challenge.  Some resources about the subject include: Tamar Birkhead … Continue reading

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Conditional Admission — C.B. v. State

There are two key points in C.B. v. State (Ind.Ct.App. 5/21/13).  First, the Indiana Court of Appeals (COA) specifically approved conditional agreements, which allows the juvenile court to dismiss the child’s case if the child did not violate the terms … Continue reading

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