Saturday, December 21, 2013
Protecting the rights of juveniles~"FALSE CONFESSIONS"
EXCERPT.....Please read and share FULL article
"The truth is adolescents use their brains in a fundamentally different manner than adults. They are more likely to act on impulse, without fully considering the consequences of their decisions or actions. The U.S. Supreme Court has recognized these biological and developmental differences in recent decisions on the juvenile death penalty; juvenile life without parole; and the interrogations of juvenile suspects (Roper v. Simmons; Graham v. Florida; and J.D.B. v. North Carolina, respectively). ........"
Children need/must know/learn and understand their "Miranda Rights", and do NOT answer "any" questions WITHOUT a lawyer "present" during questioning,
Miranda Rights......... http://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/police-questioning-miranda-warnings-29930.html