Prosecutorial decision making in juvenile justice
Answer the Following Questions
1. Under what circumstances are public defenders appointed to juvenile offenders? Do different types of defense counsel, public or private make a difference in juvenile proceedings? Why?
2. What is the significance of Barker v. Wingo (1972)? Does the Barker case have any influence on juvenile matters? Why, or why not?
5. Identify and describe several types of judicial waivers. What is the rationale for using transfers?
8. What are the five types of blended sentencing statutes? What are some positive benefits of blended sentencing statutes for serious and violent juvenile offenders?