The other appellant was charged with assault and battery on a police officer (Pa.Stat.Ann., Tit. In re Burrus, 136 U.S. 586, 593-594 (1890). McKeiver v. Pennsylvania, 403 U.S. 528 (1971), was a decision of the United States Supreme Court.The Court held that juveniles in juvenile criminal proceedings were not entitled to a jury trial by the Sixth or Fourteenth Amendments. Subscribe to Justia's Free Newsletters featuring summaries of federal and state court opinions. Against this background, and in light of the distinctive purpose of requiring juries in criminal cases, I am satisfied with the Court's holding. P. 403 U. S. 547. See my concurring and dissenting opinion in Duncan and my separate opinion in Williams v. Florida, 399 U. S. 78, 399 U.S. 118-119 (1970). As trying as are the problems of the juvenile courts, the problems of the criminal courts, particularly those of the lower courts, which would fall heir to much of the juvenile court jurisdiction are even graver; and the ideal of separate treatment of children is still worth pursuing. 128 were adjudged juvenile delinquents in North Carolina, where their jury trial requests were denied, and in proceedings where the general public was excluded. 396 U.S. at 396 U. S. 35. The role of the jury will be only to ascertain whether the facts, which give the court jurisdiction, have been established beyond a reasonable doubt. 1969); Ind.Ann.Stat. Included also is the standard of proof beyond a reasonable doubt. Despite disappointments, failures, and shortcomings in the juvenile court procedure, a jury trial is not constitutionally required in a juvenile court's adjudicative stage. *521 The instructions given by Judge Haile, taken as a whole, fairly stated the law applicable to the evidence in the case. 1971); Wyo.Stat.Ann. When the waiver comes up for hearing, the Court could, at its discretion, either grant or refuse the juvenile's waiver of a jury trial, and/or appoint a guardian or legal counsel to advise the child. delinquency. In theory, the court was to treat children guilty of criminal acts in noncriminal ways. But where a State uses its juvenile court proceedings to prosecute a juvenile for a criminal act and to order "confinement" until the child reaches 21 years of age, or, where the child, at the threshold of the proceedings, faces that prospect, then he is entitled to the same procedural protection as an adult. 3. May 26, 1971 Frolt The Mitt Justice No. at 7, "To say that juvenile courts have failed to achieve their goals is to say no more than what is true of criminal courts in the United States. Webster's Dictionary, Second Edition, 1966, defines a peer as an equal, one of the same rank, quality, value. Argued December 10, 1970-Decided June 21, 1971* The requests of appellants in No. as a result. Cf. No adult could be denied a jury trial in those circumstances. In re Burrus, 4 N.C.App. I. On the other hand, a concern precisely to the opposite effect was expressed by two dissenters in Winship. Justia makes no guarantees or warranties that the annotations are accurate or reflect the current state of law, and no annotation is intended to be, nor should it be construed as, legal advice. 1969); Vt.Stat.Ann., Tit. As that standard was applied in those two cases, we have an emphasis on factfinding procedures. The Court's plurality opinion left the precise reasoning for the decision unclear. If, in its wisdom, any State feels the jury trial is desirable in all cases, or in certain kinds, there appears to be no impediment to its installing a system embracing that feature. The Fourteenth Amendment, which makes trial by jury provided in the Sixth Amendment applicable to the States, speaks of denial of rights to "any person," not denial of rights to "any adult person," and we have held, indeed, that, where a juvenile is charged with an act that would constitute a crime if committed by an adult, he is entitled to be tried under a standard of proof beyond a reasonable doubt. When John Goff left the Reds Davis Bar on Eastern Boulevard in Baltimore County shortly after the 2:00 *515 A.M. closing time on October 8, 1967, he found that his car, parked in front of the bar, would not start. v. Substance, not form, controls in determining the applicability of the Fifth Amendment to proceedings not labeled criminal. George W. McKinney, Jr. 1966-1968. It suffices to say that McKeiver's offense was his participating with 20 or 30 youths who pursued three young teenagers and took 25 cents from them; that McKeiver never before had been arrested and had a record of gainful employment; that the testimony of two of the victims was described by the court as somewhat inconsistent and as "weak"; and that Terry's offense consisted of hitting a police officer with his fists and with a stick when the officer broke up a boys' fight Terry and others were watching. The phrase "judgment of his peers" means at common law, a trial by a jury of twelve men, State vs. Simmons, 61 Kan. 752. Through the Fourteenth Amendment, that requirement has now been imposed upon the States "in all criminal cases which -- were they to be tried in a federal court -- would come within the Sixth Amendment's guarantee." 2d 647] (1971) (citations omitted). Among these are the rights to appropriate notice, to counsel, to confrontation and to cross-examination, and the privilege against self-incrimination. While it was being pushed, Ronald Lee Burrus, appellee, driving east on Eastern Boulevard, hit the Goff car, as well as appellant and one or more of the other men. Kent v. United States, 383 U. S. 541 (1966), concerned a 16-year-old charged with housebreaking, robbery, and rape in the District of Columbia. Among the benefits of a public trial are the following: "1. ", 387 U.S. at 387 U. S. 13. They say that a delinquency proceeding. Argued December 10, 1970-Decided June 21, 1971* The requests of appellants in No. De Ciantis, J.: The defendant, who will hereinafter be referred to as a juvenile, on the sixth day of September, 1969, was charged with Rape upon a female child, seventeen years old, in violation of Title 11, Chapter 37, Section 1, of the General Laws of 1956. No juvenile took the stand or offered any witness. In the juvenile context, those interests may be adequately protected by allowing accused individuals to bring the community's attention to bear upon their trials. 595, 143 A.2d 627, Robinson v. Hall, 239 Md. Finally, the arguments advanced by the juveniles here are, of course, the identical arguments that underlie the demand for the jury trial for criminal proceedings. In In re Burrus3 the Supreme Court dismissed a petition for a writ of ... State University of New York at J.D., 1971, New York University. Jean-Paul Burrus, Board Member . This Court has discussed the futility of making distinctions on the basis of labels in prior decisions. The Court of Appeals affirmed in an unpublished opinion. My experience has shown that the greatest percentage of juveniles who appear before the court in felony cases have lived appalling lives due to parental neglect and brutality, lack of normal living conditions, and poverty. 1 and 2, 265 A.2d at 351 nn. Who can say that a boy who is arrested and handcuffed, placed in a lineup, transported in vehicles designed to convey dangerous criminals, placed in the same kind of a cell as an adult, deprived of his freedom by lodging him in an institution where he is subject to be transferred to the state's prison and in the "hole" has not undergone a traumatic experience? ... You’re Probably Looking For. Ruth Burrus was born circa 1915, at birth place, North Carolina, to Luther D Burrus and Blanch Burrus. [1] Appellee's cross appeal was unnecessary. MR. JUSTICE BLACKMUN announced the judgments of the Court and an opinion in which THE CHIEF JUSTICE, MR. JUSTICE STEWART, and MR. JUSTICE WHITE join. Duncan v. Louisiana, 391 U. S. 145, 391 U. S. 149 (1968); Bloom v. Illinois, 391 U. S. 194, 391 U. S. 210-211 (1968). Burrus passed away in September 1971, at age 64. . * They have been. The Court has refrained, in the cases heretofore decided, from taking the easy way with a flat holding that all rights constitutionally assured for the adult accused are to be imposed upon the state juvenile proceeding. 1970); Iowa Code § 232.27 (1971); Ky.Rev.Stat. The requests of appellants in No. Accordingly, I would reverse the judgment in No. Conviction of each of these crimes would subject a person, whether juvenile or adult, to imprisonment in a state institution. Taking into consideration the social background and other facts, the judge, during the dispositional phase, will determine what disposition is in the best interests of the child and society. In re Burrus, 275 N.C. 517, 531, 169 S.E.2d 879, 888 (1969) (citations and quotation marks omitted), aff'd, 403 U.S. 528, 29 L.Ed.2d 647 (1971). “Even so, impossible standards of statutory clarity are not required by the constitution. The word "peers" means nothing more than citizens, In re Grilli, 179 N.Y.S. None of the men doing the pushing was aware of the approaching car until some of them heard the "screech of brakes". in the negative. The Court is also aware of the argument that the juvenile court was created to develop judges who were experts in sifting out the real problems behind a juvenile's breaking the law; therefore, to place the child's fate in the hands of a jury would defeat that purpose. The juvenile concept held high promise. To some extent, however, a similar protection may be obtained when an accused may, in essence, appeal to the community at large, by focusing public attention upon the facts of his trial, exposing improper judicial behavior to public view, and obtaining, if necessary, executive redress through the medium of public indignation. of H.E.W., Children's Bureau Pub. "A criminal process which was fair and equitable but used no juries is easy to imagine. The trial judge thereupon ordered each juvenile to be committed to the state institution for the care of delinquents and then placed each on probation for terms from 12 to 24 months. This is plainly so in theory, and, in practice, there remains a substantial gulf between criminal guilt and delinquency, whatever the failings of the juvenile court in practice may be. (b) Compelling a jury trial might remake the proceeding into a fully adversary process, and effectively end the idealistic prospect of an intimate, informal protective proceeding. Not only are those risks that mandate juries in criminal cases of lesser magnitude in juvenile court adjudications, but the consequences of adjudication are less severe than those flowing from verdicts of criminal guilt. § 7A-285 (1969). The Court concludes that the framers of our Constitution never intended to place the power in any one man or official, and take away the "protection of the law from the rights of an individual." 1967-1970. In re Burrus concerns the consolidated cases of more than forty juveniles ranging in age from eleven to fifteen. The case came to the Supreme Court on appeal from the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Eastern District [In re Terry, 438 Pa. 339, 265 A.2d 350 (1970)] and was joined with In re Burrus on certiorari to the Supreme Court of North Carolina [In re Burrus… In re Burrus et al., on certiorari to the Supreme Court of North Carolina, argued December 9-10, 1970. In 1971, he founded a Swiss private bank, Banque Ormond, Burrus & Cie SA, and became its director. Aaron Burrus was born in 1971. 18, §§ 4704, 4807, and 4817 (1963)) as acts of juvenile. Barbara Burrus and forty­ three other black juveniles, all under the age of sixteen, were tried in a consolidated hearing before a North Carolina state district court judge sitting as a juvenile court. However, because that appellant's hearing had antedated the decisions in Duncan v. Louisiana, 391 U. S. 145 (1968), and Bloom v. Illinois, 391 U. S. 194 (1968), and because Duncan and Bloom had been given only prospective application by DeStefano v. Woods, 392 U. S. 631 (1968), DeBacker's case was deemed an inappropriate one for resolution of the jury trial issue. (2) While one regrets its inadequacies, "the juvenile system has available and utilizes much more fully various diagnostic and rehabilitative services" that are "far superior to those available in the regular criminal process." It is seeking to reverse the trend [pointed out in Kent, 383 U.S. at 383 U. S. 556] whereby 'the child receives the worst of both worlds. The privilege against self-incrimination was also held available to the juvenile. 1969); Mich.Comp.Laws § 712 A. It is instructive to review, as an illustration, the substance of Justice Roberts' opinion for the Pennsylvania court. Yet the Court did not automatically and peremptorily apply those rights to the juvenile proceeding. 4. § 571-41 (1968); Idaho Code § 16-1813 (Supp. RESPONDENT: Pennsylvania LOCATION: Juvenile Court of Philadelphia DOCKET NO. In Re Burrus, 275 N.C. 517, 531, 169 S.E.2d 879, 888 (1969). He took his foot off the accelerator and slowed to about 25 miles per hour. 492, 280 A.2d 24, and said, at page 501: Appellant does not quarrel here with the definition of sudden emergency as given by the judge, but contends that it was inapplicable, and should not have been given at all. 397 U.S. at 397 U. S. 361 and 397 U. S. 365. in their State is initiated by a petition charging a penal code violation in the conclusory language of an indictment; that a juvenile detained prior to trial is held in a building substantially similar to an adult prison; that, in Philadelphia, juveniles over 16 are, in fact, held in the cells of a prison; that counsel and the prosecution engage in plea bargaining; that motions to suppress are routinely heard and decided; that the usual rules of evidence are applied; that the customary common law defenses are available; that the press is generally admitted in the Philadelphia juvenile courtrooms; that members of the public enter the room; that arrest and prior record may be reported by the press (from police sources, however, rather than from the juvenile court records); that, once adjudged delinquent, a juvenile may be confined until his majority in what amounts to a prison (see In re Bethea, 215 Pa.Super. But the guiding consideration for a court of law that deals with threatening conduct is nonetheless protection of the community. 403 U. S. 540-551, 403 U. S. 553-556. [Footnote 5]. 520, 248 A.2d 364 (1968); Commonwealth v. Pale, 339 Mass. and, as to this, said that "there appears to be little current dissent from the proposition that the Due Process Clause has a role to play." The quoted instruction on appellant's duty as a pedestrian was at least as favorable to him as he was entitled to have it. In 1998, he took over the chair of Marcuard Cook & Cie SA, a Swiss private bank, which was sold in 2001 to Anglo Irish Bank. In Schutz, Jr. v. Breeback, 228 Md. All the litigants here agree that the applicable due process standard in juvenile proceedings, as developed by Gault and Winship, is fundamental fairness. The Constitution was written with the philosophy based upon a composite of all of the most liberal ideas which came down through the centuries: The Magna Charta, the Petition of Rights, the Bill of Rights and the Rules of Common Law; and the keystone is the preservation of individual liberty. It was then that, according to his evidence, he was confronted with an emergency, not of his own making, but suddenly created by the act of one of the men in running across the shoulder a few feet in front of his car. of H.E.W., Children's Bureau Pub. 128, In re Burrus et al., on certiorari to the Supreme Court of North Carolina, argued December 9-10, 1970. The Task Force Report, although concededly pre-Gault, is notable for its not making any recommendation, that the jury trial be imposed upon the juvenile court system. Thus, a general societal attitude of acceptance of the juvenile as a person entitled to the same protection as an adult may be the true beginning of the rehabilitative process. McKeiver was adjudged a delinquent upon findings that he had violated a law of the Commonwealth. A statute must be examined in light of the circumstances in each case, and respondent has the burden of showing that the statute provides inadequate warning as to the conduct it governs or is incapable of uniform judicial administration. It would not remedy the defects of the system. Justice Black has nothing to say on the question of whether a public trial acts as a deterrent to crime, but it is clear that he believes publicity to improve the quality of criminal justice, both theoretically and practically. Leonard Passano Baker, Jr., with whom was Marvin Ellin on the brief, for appellant and cross-appellee. at 348-349, 265 A.2d at 355. See In re Estes v. Hopp, 73 Wash. 2d 263, 438 P.2d 205 (1968); McMullen v. Geiger, 184 Neb. POWERS, J., delivered the opinion of the Court. Counsel has suggested that a jury of a juvenile's peers. Counsel also questions whether a child can waive his right to a jury trial or, in fact, whether a parent or counsel may waive. Appellant was on the right end of the line, at the right rear fender. 128, In re Burrus et al., on certiorari to the Supreme Court of North Carolina, argued December 9-10, 1970. id. 1970); Ariz.Rev.Stat.Ann. We noted probable jurisdiction. -United States Supreme Court Smith v. Organization of Foster Families for Equality and Reform,2 1977 Cr. The duty of some pedestrians, such as police officers, maintenance workers, and perhaps others, whose work requires their presence on a highway, may be judged in the light of the special circumstances existing, but they are nonetheless pedestrians. MR. JUSTICE HARLAN concurred in the judgments in these cases on the ground that criminal jury trials are not constitutionally required of the States, either by the Sixth Amendment or by due process. 662 BOSTON COLLEGE LAW REVIEW [Vol. But see my concurring and dissenting opinion in In re Gault, 387 U. S. 1, 387 U. S. 65 (1967). Due process in juvenile delinquency proceedings, which are not "criminal prosecutions," does not require the States to provide jury trials on demand so long as some other aspect of the process adequately protects the interests that Sixth Amendment jury trials are intended to serve. It was held that, upon the facts there developed, the Due Process Clause barred the use of the confession. In re Terry, 438 Pa. 339, 265 A.2d 350 (1970). 322 for a jury trial were denied, and they were adjudged juvenile delinquents under Pennsylvania law. In theory, the court's action was to affix no stigmatizing label. They were about 300 feet from him. Over counsel's objection, made in all except two of the cases, the general public was excluded. . 3. § 15-1095.19 (Supp. David M. Buffington and James E. Gray, with whom was Alfred L. Brennan on the brief, for appellee and cross-appellant. Id. Between 1965 and 1969, requests for juries were reported as 'very few. In re Burrus,1 1890 [T]he liberty interest in family privacy has its source, and its contours are ordinarily to be sought, not in state law, but in intrinsic human rights, as they have been understood in this Nation’s history and tradition. [Footnote 7] The same result is achieved in other, States by judicial decision. On appeal, the Superior Court affirmed without opinion. RONALD LEE BURRUS. 1969), 14-132(a), 14-273 (1969). Ibid. § 49-5-6 (1966); Wis.Stat.Ann. Sears v. B. and O. Indeed, the child, the same as the adult, is in the category of those described in the Magna Carta: "No freeman may be . Petitions were filed by North Carolina state highway patrolmen. at 387 U. S. 30-31. except by the lawful judgment of his peers, or by the law of the land.". P. 403 U. S. 550. [In] In the matter of Reis, [Footnote 3/1] this Court indicated the inadequacies of the procedure under which our court operates. In re Barbara Burrus. 1970); Fla.Stat. Neither have they been generally used in military trials. What was done in Gault and in Winship is aptly described in Commonwealth v. Johnson, 211 Pa.Super. Are we now to say that a juvenile is a second-class citizen, not equal to an adult? In Re RY - 189 N.W.2d 644. Get current address, cell phone number, email address, relatives, friends and a lot more. 1965); Kan.Stat.Ann. 118, 122-123, 148 A.2d 366, Maryland Rule 1087. They are generally well aware of their rights in a court of law. There have been, at one and the same time, both an appreciation for the juvenile court judge who is devoted, sympathetic, and conscientious, and a disturbed concern about the judge who is untrained and less than fully imbued with an understanding approach to the complex problems of childhood and adolescence. ", "What emerges, then, is this: in theory, the juvenile court was to be helpful and rehabilitative rather than punitive. He there concludes that "the real traumatic" experience of incarceration without due process is "the feeling of being deprived of basic rights." Maryland Court of Special Appeals Decisions. Counsel is placed with the responsibility of explaining to the juvenile the significance of guilty and nolo contendere pleas, of instructing the juvenile on the prerogative to take the witness stand, and is expected to advise his client in the same manner as he would an adult about to stand trial. The Court focused on, "the proceedings by which a determination is made as to whether a juvenile is a 'delinquent' as a result of alleged misconduct on his part, with the consequence that he may be committed to a state institution". . (g) Equating the adjudicative phase of the juvenile proceeding with a criminal trial ignores the aspects of fairness, concern, sympathy, and paternal attention inherent in the juvenile court system. For me, therefore, the question in these cases is whether jury trial is among the "essentials of due process and fair treatment," In re Gault, 387 U. S. 1, 387 U. S. 30 (1967), required during the adjudication of a charge of delinquency based, upon acts that would constitute a crime if engaged in by an adult. Guilty defendants are considered blameworthy; they are branded and treated as such, however much the State also pursues rehabilitative ends in the criminal justice system. ", Practical aspects of these problems are urged against allowing a jury trial in these cases. This is so despite its vivid description of the system's deficiencies and disappointments. 11, § 269 402 (1965), requiring exclusion of the general public from juvenile hearings, applies only to Allegheny County. These cases present the narrow but precise issue whether the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment assures the right to trial by jury in the adjudicative phase of a state juvenile court delinquency proceeding. 128 has pointed to any feature of North Carolina's juvenile proceedings that could substitute for public or jury trial in protecting the petitioners against misuse of the judicial process. From these six cases -- Haley, Gallegos, Kent, Gault, DeBacker, and Winship -- it is apparent that: 1. These witnesses may then voluntarily come forward and give important testimony. The fact that a juvenile realizes that his case will be decided by twelve. There is, of course, nothing to prevent a juvenile court judge, in a particular case where he feels the need, or when the need is demonstrated, from using an advisory Jury. ", I added that, by reason of the Sixth and Fourteenth Amendments, the juvenile is entitled to a jury trial, "as a matter of right where the delinquency charged is an offense that, if the person were an adult, would be a crime triable by jury. That right existed prior to the adoption of the Constitution, and certainly, whether one is involved in a civil or criminal proceeding of the Family Court in which his "liberty" is to be "taken" "imprisoned" "outlawed" and "banished," he is entitled to a trial by jury. The requests of appellants in No. Juvenile petitions were then filed with respect to those under the age of 16. 760, 255 A.2d 921 (1969) had been consolidated with McKeiver by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. He adds: "The child who feels that he has been dealt with fairly, and not merely expediently or as speedily as possible, will be a better prospect for rehabilitation. Aluminum Company of America. In fact, it frequently does nothing more nor less than deprive a child of liberty without due process of law -- knowing not what else to do and needing, whether admittedly or not, to act in the community's interest even more imperatively than the child's. This will, however, continue to leave the final decision of disposition solely with the judge. 189 N.W.2d 644 (1971) In the Matter of R. Y., Jr., a Person Alleged to be a Juvenile Delinquent. ___, 254 N.E.2d 319 (1970); Dryden v. Commonwealth, 435 S.W.2d 457 (Ky.1968); In re Johnson, 254 Md. they had violated a state criminal law. Opinion of MR. JUSTICE WHITE, ante at 403 U. S. 552. 332 U.S. at 332 U. S. 601. § 38-808 (Supp. To the extent that the jury is a buffer to the corrupt or overzealous prosecutor in the criminal law system, the distinctive intake policies and procedures of the juvenile court system to a great extent obviate this important function of the jury . See In re Burrus, 136 U.S., at 594 . imprisoned . § 24-2420 (Supp. In Duncan, the Court stated, "We would not assert, however, that every criminal trial -- or any particular trial -- held before a judge alone is unfair, or that a defendant may never be as fairly treated by a judge as he would be by a jury.". It will provide a safeguard against the judge who may be prejudiced against a minority group or who may be prejudiced against the juvenile brought before him because of some past occurrence which was heard by the same judge. I concur in the judgments in these cases, however, on the ground that criminal jury trials are not constitutionally required of the States, either as a matter of Sixth Amendment law or due process. Irving Trust Co. (1964-1966) Edmund A. Mennis. His testimony was not contradicted on any significant point. The jury will not be concerned with social and psychological factors. The car was hit by a truck overtaking from the rear. 403 U. S. 545-550. Id. In re Burrus, 136 U. S. 586, 136 U. S. 593-594 (1890); United States v. Yazell, 382 U. S. 341, 382 U. S. 349, 382 U. S. 353 (1966). § 260.155 subd. 10 . at 49-50, 87 S. Ct. at 1455-56. State highway patrolmen filed When that time comes, I would have no difficulty in agreeing with my Brother BLACKMUN, and indeed with my Brother WHITE, the author of Duncan, that juvenile delinquency proceedings are beyond the pale of Duncan. 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