Federal Judges Jed S. Rakoff and Michael M. Baylson debate the public misconceptions and systemic failings of America’s criminal justice system as described by Judge Rakoff’s widely read article in the New York Review of Books.
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There could be a five-Justice majority to strike down the practice.
The Supreme Court justices have had some downtime recently, and the most-prominent jurist in the land had an interesting day on Wednesday in court as a prospective Maryland juror.
In high-profile cases, a routine question is whether or not a jury can be “impartial” as required by the Sixth Amendment. But what happens if Hollywood takes interest in the story?
The Constitution isn’t so quick to convict Dzhokar Tsarnaev in the Boston Marathon bombing trial—and for good reason.