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North Carolina, Juvenile Court Jurisdiction, And The Resistance To Reform, Tamar R. Birckhead Sep 2008

North Carolina, Juvenile Court Jurisdiction, And The Resistance To Reform, Tamar R. Birckhead

Tamar R Birckhead

North Carolina is the only state in the United States that treats all sixteen- and seventeen-year-olds as adults when they are charged with criminal offenses and then denies them the ability to appeal for return to the juvenile system. Thirty-seven states cap juvenile court jurisdiction at age eighteen, while ten do so at seventeen. In addition, as reflected by international treaties and instruments, many nations of the world consider eighteen to be the most appropriate age for delineating between juvenile and adult court jurisdiction. Not surprisingly, the consequences of North Carolina's scheme for prosecuting minors can be particularly severe ...


Disparate Impact Under The Age Discrimination In Employment Act Of 1967, Michael Evan Gold Aug 2008

Disparate Impact Under The Age Discrimination In Employment Act Of 1967, Michael Evan Gold

Michael Evan Gold

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Paperless Litigation, Susan Bennett Jan 2008

Paperless Litigation, Susan Bennett

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