Archive for September 7th, 2018

When should You Agree To Change Venue?

posted by Judge_Burke @ 21:51 PM
September 7, 2018

There are those who claim judges in high-profile criminal trials almost never change venue to afford defendants fair trial rights even where there is manifest prejudice in media coverage of the underlying crime.

Perhaps they are right.

But in fairness, we live in an age where high profile cases generate media coverage far more widespread that historically happened.

For a discussion see  Psychology, Public Policy, and Law.