Resources

Youth in Adult Courts

Miller Timeline (10.29.19)

This is a long summary of cases and legislation relating to fair and constitutional sentencing of youth and young adults.

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Juvenile or Young Adult Specific Jury Instruction (08.2019)

This Practice Advisory discussed the law and strategy for seeking juvenile or young adult specific jury instructions. Thanks to Ryan McGowan, WDA Legal Extern.

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Youth in Adult Court: Decline and Auto Decline with 2019 Legislation (6.2019)

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Youth in Adult Court Changes to Confinement, “JR to 25”- 2019 Legisation, (6.2019)

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Changes to Juvenile Auto Decline and Decline (Table Format)(3.2018)

This Practice Advisory provides a summary, in table format, of the 2018 significant changes to decline and auto-decline statutes impacting youth who are 16 or 17 at the time of the offense for certain offenses. The new law also al...

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Juvenile Auto Decline and Decline -2018 Changes (3.2018)

This Practice Advisory provides a summary of the 2018 significant changes to decline and auto-decline statutes impacting youth who are 16 or 17 at the time of the offense for certain offenses. The new law also allows a judge to se...

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Juvenile Specific Jury Instruction

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Juveniles in Adult Court – WA. Legislative History

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JLWOP Re-Sentencing Hearings -2ESSB 5064 (8.2015)

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Juveniles in Adult Court – Early Release from the ISRB (8.2015)

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