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"Roper, Graham, and J.D.B.: Re-Defining Juveniles' Constitutional Rights"
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When: 3/26/2012
5:00 PM

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"Roper, Graham, and J.D.B.:
Re-Defining Juveniles' Constitutional Rights"

Monday, March 26, 2012
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wasserstein 2004
Harvard Law School
Cambridge, MA

Introduction: Lauren Weinstein, Co-Editor-in-Chief, Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review

Presentation of Papers:

  • Martin Guggenheim, Professor of Law, NYU Law School, on the holdings and implications of Roper v. Simmons and Graham v. Florida in the context of sentencing and transfer laws
  • Marsha Levick, Deputy Director and Chief Counsel, Juvenile Law Center, on the holding of J.D.B. v. North Carolina and the implications of a "reasonable juvenile" standard outside the context of custodial interrogation
  • Michael Dale, Professor of Law, Nova Law School, on a constitutional right to counsel for adolescents in child welfare and an unwaivable right to counsel in delinquency cases

Respondent: First Justice Jay Blitzman, Middlesex County, MA, Juvenile Court

Moderator: Robert Schwartz, Executive Director, Juvenile Law Center

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