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NCJ Number: 34397 Find in a Library
Title: IS THE BELL TOLLING FOR NONLAWYER JUDGES
Journal: JUDICATURE  Volume:59  Issue:9  Dated:(APRIL 1976)  Pages:417-421
Author(s): A ASHMAN; P CHAPIN
Corporate Author: American Judicature Soc
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 5
Sponsoring Agency: American Judicature Soc
Chicago, IL 60601-7401
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: LAWYER JUDGES ARE RECOMMENDED OVER LAY JUDGES FOR ALL CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS, INVOLVING THE POSSIBILITY OF A JAIL SENTENCE; IN OTHER, PRIMARILY TRAFFIC CASES, A WELL EDUCATED LAY JUDICIARY SEEMS TO BE ADEQUATE.
Abstract: THE PROS AND CONS OF LAY JUDGES ARE PRESENTED. SHORT CASE STUDIES OF COLORADO AND MARYLAND, WHICH PROFESSIONALIZED THEIR JUDICIARIES, ARE INCLUDED.
Index Term(s): Colorado; Critiques; Judges; Justices of the peace; Maryland; Personnel minimum standards; Professionalization
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