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Davis, Scott, Wadlington, and Weithorn's Children in the Legal System, 5th
Author: Samuel M. Davis; Elizabeth S. Scott; Walter Wadlington; Lois A. Weithorn
ISBN-13: 9781609302368
Primary Subject: Children And The Law
Publication Date: 12/23/2013
Status: In Stock


This Edition has been thoroughly updated with the latest cases, statutory references, and scholarly commentary. It also includes coverage of recent Supreme Court decisions such as:

  • Miller v. Alabama/Jackson v. Hobbs (2012), in which the Court held that mandatory imposition of a sentence of life without parole in the case of one who was a juvenile at the time of the offense violates the Eighth Amendment’s prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment
  • Graham v. Florida (2010), Miller’s predecessor, in which the Court held that imposition of a sentence of LWOP on a juvenile for a nonhomicide offense violated the Eighth Amendment
  • Florida v. Harris (2013), in which the Court, although in an adult, non-school search context, held that an alert by a trained, drug-sniffing dog constitutes a presumption of probable cause to search
  • J.D.B. v. North Carolina (2011), in which the Court held that a juvenile’s age is a factor that can be taken into account in determining whether one is “in custody” for Miranda and interrogation purposes
  • Stafford Unified School District No. 1 v. Redding (2009), in which the Court held that a strip search of a 13-year-old middle school student violated the Fourth Amendment’s prohibition against unreasonable search and seizure(more...)
  • More About This Product
    Format: Print - Hardbound
    Publisher: Foundation Press
    ISBN: 9781609302368
    Series: University Casebook Series
    Copyright: 2014
    Copyright Dates:
    Pages: 1311

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