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Petition of the day

The petition of the day is:


Issue: Whether a defendant, in order to establish a violation of his Sixth Amendment right to a public trial, must demonstrate not only that the trial court failed to follow the procedure set forth in Waller v. Georgia, but also that a member of the public was actually excluded from the courtroom.

Recommended Citation: Maureen Johnston, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Jun. 20, 2014, 10:10 PM),