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The Well-Founded Legal Challenges To SB 1391 (No Longer Prosecuting Dangerous Juveniles in Adult Court)

The Well-Founded Legal Challenges To SB 1391 (No Longer Prosecuting Dangerous Juveniles in Adult Court)

. ..   By Michele Hanisee . In a recent op ed, UC Berkeley Dean Erwin Chemerinsky criticized the legal challenges filed against SB 1391 by multiple District Attorney Offices in California. These legal challenges were based on the grounds that the legislation was an unconstitutional amendment of Prop 57. As detailed in a letter […]

Legislature and Governor to crime victims: Drop dead

Legislature and Governor to crime victims:  Drop dead

. . .. By Michele Hanisee The utter disdain for crime victims by Governor Brown and the State Legislature has been apparent for some time now. Two bills signed into law this past week are punctuation points on that fact. SB 1391 will prohibit 14 and 15-year-old juveniles from being tried in adult court for […]