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Resentencing- Youth in Adult Court

Amicus Brief, State v. Asaria Miller (3.2022)

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Resentencing – Youth, Racial Disparity

This Amicus Brief argues that courts should adopt a per se prejudice standard in post conviction relief for youth of color and highlights the disparate treatment and adultification of youth of color.

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Sample Motion to Resentence and apply Houston Sconiers (St v. Nobles)(2018)

Willie Nobles was 18 in 1997 when the State prosecuted him for first degree murder and 4 counts of assault 1. The court imposed 1,180 months. In 2018, the Court of Appeals remanded his case for a resentencing hearing. This defense...

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Sample PRP- Resentencing of Youth (Suarez)(11.2020)

This PRP brief argues that a youth prosecuted and sentenced in adult court is entitled to resentencing based on the retroactive change in the law following State v. Houston-Sconiers. Thanks to Jeff Ellis for this brief.

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Sample PRP Resentencing of Youth (Moore) (11.2020)

This PRP brief argues that a youth prosecuted and sentenced in adult court is entitled to resentencing based on the retroactive change in the law following State v. Houston-Sconiers. Thanks to Jeff Ellis for this brief.

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Sample PRP Resentencing of Youth (Lewis) (12.2020)

This brief argues that a youth prosecuted and sentenced as an adult is entitled to resentencing pursuant to the retroactive change in the law resulting from State v. Houston-Sconiers. Thanks to Jeff Ellis for sharing this brief.

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Sample PRP-Resentencing of Youth in Adult Court (Forcha Williams)(12.2020)

This PRP Brief argues that a youth prosecuted and sentenced in adult court is entitled to resentencing based on the retroactive change in the law resulting from State v. Houston-Sconiers. Thanks to Jeff Ellis for this brief.

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Sample PRP Brief -Resentencing of Youth (Durham) (12.2020)

This PRP argues that a youth prosecuted and sentencing in adult court is entitled to a resentencing hearing based on the retroactive change in the law following State v. Houston-Sconiers. Thanks to Jeff Ellis for sharing this brie...

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Sample PRP -Resentencing of Youth (Carter-Vincent)(11.2020)

This PRP brief argues that a youth prosecuted and sentenced in adult court is entitled to resentencing based on the retroactive change in the law following State v. Houston-Sconiers. Thanks to Jeff Ellis for this brief.

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Sample Memo Re Motion to Vacate Judgment and Resentence (11.2020)

This memorandum seeks vacation of judgment and resentencing of a youth prosecuted and sentenced in adult court prior to State v. Houston-Sconiers. Thanks to Jeff Ellis for sharing this brief.

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