Can Juveniles Be Tried As Adults in Texas?

Sentencing juveniles as adults may not be in the interest of justice in every case.  Many factors, including the crime itself, must be taken into account when making this decision. While it may be a politically popular decision to make for a district attorney’s office, trying a juvenile as an adult may not be in the [...]

Ethan Couch And The Juvenile Justice System In Texas

Tarrant County resident Ethan Couch and his despicable behavior has drawn national attention. His case has also focused a white-hot spotlight on the juvenile justice system. The case has further solidified what many believe to be true. On its face, the saga of Ethan Couch proves that two justice systems operate in this country: one for [...]