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First Court of Appeals Hears Case Challenging Transfer of Juvenile to Adult Court

Children in Texas can be tried in adult criminal court under a waiver statute that permits the transfer of a juvenile to adult court after a hearing is conducted by a juvenile judge.  Tex. Fam. Code § 54.02.  On October 31, 2012 the First Court of Appeals in Houston heard a case challenging the transfer of a […]