Is it a constitutional right to be allowed a jury trial for a misdemeanor?
Answered on: 8/13/13, 5:31 pm by Todd Miler
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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