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On This Date in Legal History

Gerald Gault and a friend allegedly made an obscene phone call to a neighbor. On June 8, 1964, both boys were taken into custody. After a hearing Gerald was committed to the State Industrial School until he was 21. His … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

Gerald Gault and a friend allegedly made an obscene phone call to a neighbor. On June 8, 1964, both boys were taken into custody. After a hearing Gerald was committed to the State Industrial School, as a juvenile delinquent, until … Continue reading

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On This Date In Legal History

On this date in 1967 the United States Supreme Court decided In re Gault. The Court explained what procedural safeguards ought to be provided to a juvenile at a court proceeding. Read about this legal issue @ http://www.oyez.org/cases/1960-1969/1966/1966_116.

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