Supreme Court Cases: Mckiever V. Pennsylvania

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The other three Supreme Court decisions were In re Winship (1970), in which the Court found that when establishing guilt of criminal charges the strict "reasonable-doubt" standard must be applied to both adults and juveniles alike; McKiever v. Pennsylvania (1971), in which the Court ruled that because juvenile cases are not considered either civil or criminal, the whole of the Sixth Amendment does not necessarily apply, and, therefore, there is no requirement for a jury trial in juvenile cases; and Breed v. Jones (1975), in which the Supreme Court held that trying a juvenile in an adult court after an adjudication in juvenile court constituted double
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