Criminal Court Processing Please respond to the following:
- John Doe, a juvenile, steals a vehicle and drives it around his city. While driving the vehicle, he wrecks the vehicle and he is charged with vehicular manslaughter. As a prosecutor, compare and contrast the primary factors that you need to consider when requesting that a court grant a trial waiver petition and transfer of the juvenile case to an adult court. Provide a rationale for your response.
- Take a position as to whether or not you believe blended sentencing affords juveniles their full constitutional rights. Discuss the key attributes that result in the usage of blended sentencing in today’s juvenile courts. Provide examples of related instances of blended sentencing to support your response.