Whether a detention center's strip search policy absent probable cause or individualized suspicion violates the Fourth Amendment.
Briefed the issue of a juvenile’s right to have his name removed from a statewide central register as a perpetrator of child abuse.
Argued that the court should recognize a youth’s constitutional right to a jury trial when he faces public sex offender registration upon conviction of sex offenses under Kansas’ juvenile court statute.
Filed an appeal to overturn the delinquency adjudication based on the classroom conduct of an 11-year-old with a neurological disability.
Challenged the zero-tolerance approach to student misbehavior where a teen was sentenced to 100 days in juvenile detention for distributing a poem that mentioned bringing guns to school.
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.
Argued that mandatory life without parole sentences for juveniles convicted of homicide offenses are unconstitutional.
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