Legal Question in Criminal Law in Iowa

Is it a constitutional right to be allowed a jury trial for a misdemeanor?

Asked on 8/13/13, 2:32 pm

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Todd Miler Miler Law Firm
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Yes, but if it is a simple misdemeanor it is a trial to the judge unless you make a written demand for a jury within 10 days of the filing of the charge. For serious and aggravated misdemeanors it is automatically a trial to the jury unless you waive your right to the jury trial.

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Answered on 8/13/13, 5:31 pm

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