Application of Paul L. GAULT and Marjorie GAULT, Father and Mother of Gerald Francis GAULT, a Minor, Appellants.

In the Supreme Court of the United States, 387 U.S. 1 (1967)

Proceeding on appeal from a judgment of the Supreme Court of Arizona, 99 Ariz. 181, 407 P.2d 760, affirming dismissal of petition for writ of habeas corpus filed by parents to secure release of their 15-year-old son who had been committed as juvenile delinquent to state industrial school. The United States Supreme Court, Mr. Justice Fortas, held that juvenile has right to notice of charges, to counsel, to confrontation and cross-examination of witnesses, and to privilege against self-incrimination.

Judgment reversed and cause remanded with directions.

Mr. Justice Harlan dissented in part; Mr. Justice Stewart dissented.

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