Written Waivers for Bench Trials Now Required in Criminal Cases

, New Jersey Law Journal


The New Jersey Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that before a defendant in a criminal case can choose to have a judge act as the fact finder, he or she must sign a waiver acknowledging the rights that are being surrendered.

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