Equality, the Disadvantaged, and Beyond Cases

Equality, the Disadvantaged, and Beyond Cases - Equality,...

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Equality, the Disadvantaged, and Beyond
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Justice for Juveniles
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In re Gault (1967) Summary: Gault (15 years old) was arrested for many an obscene phone call Gault had previously been placed into custody Police didn’t leave notice to his parents, who were at work, about his arrest Committed to the State Industrial School until he reached the age of 21
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In re Gault (1967) Ruling: The proceedings of the Juvenile Court failed to comply with the Constitution These requirements included adequate notice of charges, notification of both the parents and the child of the juvenile's right to counsel, opportunity for confrontation and cross-examination at the hearings, and adequate safeguards against self- incrimination His case met none of these requirements
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Tinker v. Des Moines School District (1969) Summary: Students decided along with their parents to protest the Vietnam War by wearing black armbands to school The principals of the Des Moines school district resolved that all students wearing armbands be asked to remove them or face suspension, in prevention of this event Students were asked to remove them and refused so they were suspended
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Tinker v. Des Moines School District (1969) Ruling: The wearing of armbands was "closely akin to 'pure speech'" and protected by the First
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