Is the Miranda Custody Standard Different for Juveniles?

The answer is No, according to a recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court. In Yarborough v. Alvarado, the Court further clarified the concept of custody in determining whether Miranda warnings are necessary when a juvenile is interrogated, and held that a trial court need not consider age in determining whether a “reasonable person” is … Continue reading Is the Miranda Custody Standard Different for Juveniles?