MATTER OF D.C.

No. 84563.

546 P.3d 810 (2024)

140 Nev. Adv. Opn. 25

In the MATTER OF D.C., Jr., Date of Birth XX/XX/XXXX, a Minor 15 Years of Age. D.C., Jr., Appellant, v. The State of Nevada, Respondent.

Supreme Court of Nevada.

Filed April 18, 2024.


Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Darin Imlay , Public Defender, P. David Westbrook , Chief Deputy Public Defender, and Haylee M. Kolkoski , Deputy Public Defender, Clark County, for Appellant.

Aaron D. Ford , Attorney General, Carson City; Steven B. Wolfson , District Attorney, and Alexander G. Chen and Jonathan E. VanBoskerck , Chief Deputy District Attorneys, Clark County, for Respondent.

BEFORE THE SUPREME COURT, EN BANC.


OPINION

The juvenile court certified D.C., Jr., for prosecution as an adult on charges of murder, attempted murder, and robbery. D.C. has an IQ of 66 and was 14 years old when the events giving rise to the charges occurred. Through counsel, D.C. requested a competency determination before proceeding...

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