Resources

Youth in Adult Courts

Youth/Young Adults in Adult Court (2018)

MORE

2021 Legislation about Children and Youth Living in Institutional Settings

The practice advisory is primarily for attorneys representing children and youth who are living in juvenile detention, a Juvenile Rehabilitation (JR) facility, or some other institutional setting; attorneys representing children a...

MORE

Miller Timeline (1.31.2020)

This document includes a summary of US and WA cases and WA legislation relating to fair and constitutional sentencing of youth and young adults.

MORE

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. There is also a sample brief in the WDA Brief Bank. Thanks to Ryan McGowan, 3L, WDA Legal Extern.

MORE

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

MORE

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

MORE

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...

MORE

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...

MORE

Juvenile Specific Jury Instruction (2014)

These materials are from the Committee for Public Counsel Services Youth Advocacy Division.

MORE

Juveniles in Adult Court – WA. Legislative History

MORE