Juvenile criminal defense

Graham and Comstock

Graham and Comstock

Two important criminal defense related opinions were released by the USSCT today – Graham v. Florida and United States v....

Juvenile desensitization

Juvenile desensitization

Nothing gets to me quite like spending a morning in the juvenile court. My hat is off to the people...

Juvenile court waiver

Juvenile court waiver

Yesterday I had the dubious pleasure of sitting through a hearing in the Horry County juvenile court in Conway, where...

In re Walter M. – juvenile conviction for murder affirmed

In re Walter M. – juvenile conviction for murder affirmed

In In re Walter M., decided December 17th, the S.C. Court of Appeals affirmed a juvenile’s conviction for the killing...

“Kids for cash” judges indicted by federal grand jury

“Kids for cash” judges indicted by federal grand jury

Luzerne County Judges Mark Ciavarella and Michael Conahan, who allegedly took millions of dollars in pay-offs for jailing juvenile offenders,...

Juvenile Justice

Juvenile Justice

SeattlePI.com has posted a video of Kings County Deputy Paul Schene and friend busting a 15 year old girl’s head...

Pa judges to plead guilty today to charges of jailing kids for cash

Pa judges to plead guilty today to charges of jailing kids for cash

Two judges in Pennsylvania are set to plead in federal court today on charges of accepting kickbacks in exchange for...