Is Senate Bill 1391 Unconstitutional Under Prop 57?

As the reader of this blog post may know, Senate Bill 1391 changed California law to prohibit the transfer of cases involving 14 or 15-year-old defendants from juvenile court to adult court. Proposition 57, enacted about a year earlier, permitted the transfer of such juvenile cases from juvenile court to adult court, but only after a transfer hearing. Consequently, many have pondered whether SB 1391 is unconstitutional in light of Prop 57. What is the answer? To read one court’s analysis of this issue, please click on the following link.

https://www.greghillassociates.com/is-senate-bill-1391-unconstitutional-under-prop-57.html

 

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