- non- + jury (Wiktionary)
“Schuler didn't testify during the four-day nonjury trial, and she and her attorneys declined to address the judge before he sentenced her.”
“US district judge Jeffrey Miller's ruling came after a nonjury trial between the Department of Justice and the family, who sought $56m for emotional and monetary loss.”
“Mr. Livoti was acquitted during a 1996 nonjury trial by Judge Gerald Sheindlin.”
“Another suspect, 21-year-old Rudy Guede, has already been convicted and sentenced to 30 years in prison at a fast-track nonjury trial in October for his part in Kercher's murder.”
“This was a nonjury trial, which meant that the only person I had to preach to was the judge; but the courtroom was still filled.”
“The verdict was rendered on Thursday by Manhattan Criminal Court Judge Neil Ross following a seven-day nonjury trial.”
“About 75 spectators crowded the courtroom of U.S. District Judge John E. Jones III for the start of the nonjury trial.”
“The thrust of my remarks was not to commend nonjury trials over jury trials as being inherently superior but rather to argue that the availability of swift nonjury trials might be an effective way of reducing the number of guilty pleas.”
“Philadelphia does have a higher percentage of nonjury trials and a lesser number of guilty pleas than almost any other city in the country, a phenomenon to which I was referring in my review when I cited the Harvard Law Review study by Professor Schulhofer.”
“Definite figures are available for the federal courts showing that (for the year ending June 1981) only about 17 percent of felony trials were nonjury (United States Department of Justice, Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics, 1982, Table 5.18).”
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