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Petition of the day

The petition of the day is:


Issue: Whether a criminal defendant charged with an offense punishable by incarceration is denied due process when he is tried by a non-lawyer judge, where the defendant has no opportunity for a de novo trial before a judge who is a lawyer.

Recommended Citation: Kate Howard, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Aug. 17, 2016, 11:14 PM),