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R.L.R. v. State
Alaska Supreme Court
487 P.2d 27 (1971)
The state (plaintiff) filed a juvenile-delinquency petition against R.L.R. (defendant) for selling LSD. At the time of the filing of the petition, R.L.R. was under 18 years old. After an adjudicative and dispositional hearing conducted before two different juvenile-court judges, the juvenile court found R.L.R. delinquent and sentenced him to custody until he turned 21 years old. R.L.R. appealed the trial-court decision, arguing the juvenile court denied his rights under the Sixth Amendment to a public jury trial.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Rabinowitz, J.)
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