Waive A Jury

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    Waive A Jury

    In Alabama, in the 1930s, was it permitted for the defense to choose to waive the right to a trial by jury, and have the judge decide the case?


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    This is still the case. It is said that if you are guilty, choose a trial by jury. If you are innocent choose a bench (judge) trial.


 

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