High Court Suggests Robust Jury Right for Longer Sentences


Publish Date:
March 27, 2024
Bloomberg Law
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Moreover, O’Melveny partner Jeffrey Fisher noted that most criminal cases result in plea deals, meaning that this will be an issue in only a “handful of cases a year.”

“I don’t think it’s very much to ask” given the Sixth Amendment’s guarantee of a jury trial, said Fisher, who argued on behalf of defendant Paul Erlinger.

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