Arizona v. Hon. Jane A. Butler and Tyler B.

Amici curiae brief of the Juvenile Law Center, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, et al. (totaling 41 groups and individuals set forth in Appendix A to the brief) in support of real party in interest Tyler B.

Brief filed: 03/15/2013


Arizona v. Hon. Jane A. Butler and Tyler B.

Arizona Supreme Court; Case No. CV-12-0402-PR


Age and other circumstances particular to youth are crucial factors in assessing the voluntariness of a consent to a search under the Fourth Amendment. Where the search is conducted in the school setting, age is even more relevant to the voluntariness determination.

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Lourdes M Rosado, Juvenile Law Center, Philadelphia, PA; Jeanne Shirly, Tuscon, AZ.