Court : US Supreme Court
Decided on : Jun-21-1971
..... cases, the judge with too many cases and not enough time. it will provide a safeguard against the judge who may be prejudiced against a minority group or who may be prejudiced against the juvenile brought before him because of some past occurrence which was heard by the same judge. there have ..... office. in each case, the court found that the juvenile had committed "an act for which an adult may be punished by law." a custody order was entered declaring the juvenile a delinquent "in need of more suitable guardianship" and committing him to the custody of the county page 403 u. s. ..... 1969, was charged with rape upon a female child, seventeen years old, in violation of title 11, chapter 37, section 1, of the general laws of 1956. * * * * trauma the fact is that the procedures which are now followed in juvenile cases are far more traumatic than the potential experience of a jury ..... it." task force report 9. [ footnote 7 ] ala.code, tit. 13, 369 (1958); alaska stat. 47.10.070 (supp. 1970); ariz.rev.stat.ann. 8-229 (1956), see ariz.law, c. 223 (may 19, 1970); ark.stat.ann. 45-206 (1964); del.code ann., tit. 10, 1175 (supp. 1970); fla.stat. 39.09(2 ..... was tried before duncan v. louisiana, 391 u. s. 145 , was decided. mr. justice black, after noting that a juvenile being charged with a criminal act was entitled to certain constitutional safeguards, viz., notice of the issues, benefit of counsel, protection against compulsory self-incrimination, and confrontation of the witnesses against him, .....Tag this Judgment!