NO REAL CHOICE

July 9, 2014

  • 211 Infants
  • 211XV Juvenile Justice
  • 211XV(G) Disposition
  • 211XV(G)2 Particular Dispositions
  • 211k2688 Probation or Suspension of Sentence
  • 211k2692 Conditions
  • 211k2692(2) k. Particular Conditions.

211 InfantsFact that juvenile adjudicated delinquent and subjected to special condition of probation requiring her to wear sign around her neck stating “I AM A JUVENILE CRIMINAL” every time she went out in public had option to remain at home did not render otherwise impermissible condition valid; juvenile could not be forced to choose between public ridicule and de facto house arrest.

In re M.B., 569 S.E.2d 683 (N.C. App. 2002)