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Dean Carter Cited by Second Circuit

Publish Date/Time: 
August 29, 2013

Dean Carter's article, "Trust Me, I'm a Judge," was cited by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. The decision and the article involve the permissibility under the Due Process Clause, the Sixth Amendment, and the Federal Rules of Evidence, of a judge rather than the jury making findings of fact supporting a criminal defendant's conviction.

The decision can be viewed here.

The article, which arose out of Dean Carter's experience litigating such issues, can be found here.

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