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Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Thursday, January 20, 2005

Arizona Limits Jury Trials

The Arizona Supreme Court overruled a decades-old decision allowing jury trials in DUI, marijuana and other misdemeanor cases even where the potential sentence was six months or less.  Now, Arizona follows a modified version of the federal standard. Opinion here.  Thanks to University of Arizona 1L Flynn Carey for the tip. [Jack Chin]

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