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Jack Joseph Gold

Jack Gold’s Legal Guides

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  • Juvenile confessions and Miranda, a recent look by the U.S. Supreme Court

    The case of JDB v North Carolina tackles the voluntariness of a Juveniles confession under Miranda. Decided June 16, 2011. In this case the minor was "suspected" of committing residential burglaries near the school he attended. JDB was 13 years old. During school, a "uniformed of...

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  • Juvenile Fitness Hearings in a Nutshell

    Juvenile fitness hearing One of the most important hearings in the Juvenile Court is this procedure (otherwise known as transfer hearings). All the proceedings are governed by the Welfare and Institution Code Section 707 hereinafter WIC, we look at these now. If the minor is 16...

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  • Mixing the Executive and Judicial Branches in the Federal courts

    What Federal Rule crosses these borders? That is the Mandatory Minimum Sentences for different Offenses. Take for instance, Narcotics. The Federal Statutes declare the Judge "must" sentence the offender to the mandatory minimum listed therein unless two items allow departure to a...

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  • Juvenile arrests in California or anywhere for that matter

    AS KIDS UNDER (18) YOU HAVE A VERY, VERY IMPORTANT RIGHT. THAT IS THE RIGHT TO REMAIN SILENT IN THE CASE THAT YOU ARE ARRESTED. Under any circumstances, the Police will try to talk to you if they think you've committed a crime, they may put you in the Police car, handcuff you, ta...

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