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More Criminal Defendants Choose Judges, Not Juries (access required)

Criminal defendants in Virginia are less and less likely to exercise their right to trial by jury. An analysis of data collected by the Supreme Court of Virginia over the past decade shows that, while criminal cases have exploded in number, the number of juries sworn in criminal cases has decreased by almost half. The reason? Three ...

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