Jury Trial http://wyso.org en Ohio Prosecutors Push Mandatory Jury Trials http://wyso.org/post/ohio-prosecutors-push-mandatory-jury-trials <p>Ohio prosecutors say they're not giving up in their efforts to pass a law that would allow them to demand that criminal defendants undergo a trial by jury.</p><p>The proposal by the Ohio Prosecuting Attorneys Association targets defendants suspected of waiving their rights to a jury trial because they believe a judge will be more sympathetic.</p><p>Prosecutors want the ability to demand a jury trial if they believe a judge is biased in favor of the defendant.</p> Tue, 25 Dec 2012 22:32:00 +0000 Associated Press 26829 at http://wyso.org