TITLE

The Continued Viability of New York's Juvenile Offender Act in Light of Recent National Developments

AUTHOR(S)
LAZAROW, KATHERINE
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
New York Law School Law Review;2012/2013, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p595
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the feasibility of the New York Juvenile Offender Act, according to which juvenile offenders charged with serious offense are transferred from juvenile courts to criminal courts. It discusses several cases of the U.S. Supreme Court including Roper v. Simmons, Graham v. Florida, and Miller v. Alabama, wherein certain severe punishments for juveniles were held unconstitutional. It depicts that laws have not been modified in New York based on developments made in 2012.
ACCESSION #
86411049

 

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