SB 395 - Protect Youth’s Constitutional Rights Against Coercive Interrogation

Senate Bill 395, by Senator Ricardo Lara, will help to preserve youth’s constitutional rights and protect the integrity of our criminal justice system by requiring youth under the age of 15 to consult with legal counsel before they waive their Miranda rights.

Update: This bill was signed into law by the Governor and will take effect January 1, 2018. 

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