Argued that J.B. should be released from detention pending his adjudicatory hearing in juvenile court because his unlawful detention violates Pennsylvania's Juvenile Act; challenged J.B.'s sentence as against the weight of the evidence.
Argued that mandatory life without parole sentences for juveniles convicted of homicide offenses are unconstitutional.
Argued that failure of the court to address the issue of competency – on its own or otherwise -- violates the due process clause of the United States Constitution as well as Georgia law.
Argued that juveniles facing severe, adult-like consequences in the juvenile court system must be afforded the right to jury trials.
Brief in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania on behalf of C.S., a teen charged under felony child pornography for posting an intimate video of two classmates on Facebook.
Argued that a sentence of 110 years to life (three consecutive life-terms) for a non-homicide offense committed as a juvenile violates the United States Supreme Court’s ruling in Graham v. Florida.
Argued that sentences of life without parole for juveniles convicted of homicide are unconstitutional.
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