Juvenile

Jury Nullification vs Article I, Section 19

Article I, Section 19 of the Indiana Constitution provides “[i]n all criminal cases, whatever, the jury shall have the right to determine the law andread more

Protecting Indiana’s Juveniles: Limiting Pre-Trial Placements For Juvenile Arrestees

Prior to 2021, Indiana did not prohibit the placement of juvenile arrestees in adult jails before trial proceedings. A juvenile arrestee may have been heldread more

How do Juveniles get into Adult Court?

Most people realize that juveniles are treated differently than adults in criminal cases. Even the Supreme Court has gone out of its way to issueread more

The Juvenile Delinquency Court Process in Indiana

Being charged with a crime is stressful. The criminal justice system can be a cumbersome, confusing process for anyone to navigate. This is true notread more

Are Juvenile Records Automatically Sealed?

It is a common misconception that juvenile records disappear, whether sealed or automatically expunged, when an individual turns 18. Unfortunately, that is not the caseread more