California law for minors dating adults
Alabama draws that line at 19 years old, although minors still have certain legal rights and responsibilities.
For example, under Alabama law, a 15-year old can enter into an insurance contract.
The prosecution calls as a witness Terry, a woman who lives in Shane's dorm.
Terry testifies that she knows Shane stole textbooks because her roommate, Ann, told her that she (Ann) saw him do so. Terry's testimony is hearsay evidence, and it is not admissible.
Shane's criminal defense lawyer objects, and the judge orders the jury to disregard what Terry said. He is alleged to have committed the murder with Shelley, an accomplice.
The prosecution introduces testimony from John, a third party.
After a few years off, Break the Cycle is back to work updating the State Law Report Cards. Obviously, some states have changed their laws since we published the 2010 State Law Report Cards.
Here are the highlights from the 2010 State Law Report Cards: Thank you to the attorneys of Latham and Watkins, LLP and the University of Minnesota researchers who generously gave their time to this project.
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