The petition of the day is:

16-123

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.

Posted in Davis v. Montana, Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Kate Howard, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Aug. 17, 2016, 11:14 PM), https://www.scotusblog.com/2016/08/petition-of-the-day-975/