TITLE

JUVENILE ADJUDICATIONS AS ELEVATING FACTORS IN SUBSEQUENT ADULT SENTENCING AND THE STRUCTURAL ROLE OF THE JURY

AUTHOR(S)
Sokol, Andrew
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law;Mar2011, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p791
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the role of the juvenile adjudication in the in the elevation of the criminal sentencing of an adult with reference to the judgment of the Supreme Court of the U.S. on the case Apprendi v. New Jersey. The use of non-jury adjudications for the juvenile cases is recommended by the federal and state courts of the U.S. Information on the role of the jury and the Congress of the U.S. regarding these cases is also presented.
ACCESSION #
76111532

 

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