Miranda and Juveniles

By David Fassler

“Once again, the Supreme Court has recognized what all parents know: children are not simply little adults. As a result, they should be treated differently when interrogated by the police. The decision underscores the court’s acknowledgment that age matters. Young people differ from adults in how they think, reason and behave. They are more likely to be influenced by peers and less likely to fully understand their circumstances or the consequences of their actions.”

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