When Miranda warnings apply for juveniles, can often be a trick question. This presentation will take a deep dive into juvenile Miranda warnings, and when they are applicable. Additionally, school settings can be a unique forum when determining if juvenile Miranda warnings are triggered. This presentation will seek to shed light on this common issue.
This project was supported by Grant No. 2019-MU-MU-K005 awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Statistics, The National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Office for Victims of Crime, and the SMART Office. Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.
Amber Hardy currently serves at the Resource Juvenile Prosecutor for the NCCODA. She joined the team in January 2021. In this role not only does Ms. Hardy serve as aid to district attorney offices across the state, she also serves on legislative committees and subcommittees that strive to update and reform the juvenile code. Previously, Ms. Hardy served as an assistant district attorney in Prosecutorial District 8, covering Edgecombe, Wilson, and Nash counties. During her time in District 8, she served in District, Juvenile, and Superior courts. In her spare time, Ms. Hardy loves serving her community through volunteer work. She consistently serves as volunteer for the Edgecombe and Nash Teen Court Programs.