transfer hearing

transfer hearing

A court hearing to decide whether a juvenile should be tried in adult court.
References in periodicals archive ?
Stricklin is one of a few lawyers who obtained a favorable result in a Reverse Transfer Hearing, in which she successfully transferred a charge of child abuse resulting in death from adult to juvenile court.
QUETTA -- Anti-Terrorist Court on Monday rejected the plea to transfer hearing of Nawab Muhammad Akbar Khan Bugti's murder case to the Session Court.
Former federal minister Aftab Ahmad Sherpao pleaded to the court to transfer hearing of Nawab Muhammad Akbar Khan Bugti's murder case to Session Court or any other court.
CODE [section] 27-20-34(6) (2009) (statements made by the child at the transfer hearing are not admissible against the child over objection in the criminal proceedings following the transfer except for impeachment); TENN.
FITCHBURG - Details on a proposed Water Street nightclub called "Club Confidential" emerged last night during a license transfer hearing before the License Commission.
Discretion by the judge to decide what constituted an offence was gone and the transfer hearing was created.
The main problem with transfers was that a young person could have been held in custody for the duration of the transfer hearing and appeals, thus remaining in custody for many months while awaiting trial.
PHOTO (1) Left, Taft coach Troy Starr with Jimmy Walker (right), parent of a football player, before going into a transfer hearing.
Borrowing from New Mexico's reform legislation of 1995, the district attorney now can bypass the transfer hearing for juveniles charged with any felony involving the infliction or threat of serious bodily harm, a firearms violation, or where the juvenile was previously committed to DYS and directly indict the young defendant.
Transfer: Transfer hearing required for most serious offenses.
The governor and a handful of district attorneys, who usually placed inexperienced or "over the hill" assistants in what was pejoratively referred to as "kiddie court," used the low number of transfer hearings as evidence that Massachusetts transfer laws were archaic and ignored the judges' track record for transfers in the 1970s.
In some cases, the law calls for transfer hearings to be held.