Matthew Menchel Discusses the Decline of Trials by Jury in Federal Courts

November 6, 2018

Matthew Menchel discusses the national decline of trials by jury in federal courts at the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ 2018 White Collar Seminar on November 9 in Washington DC. Matthew’s panel entitled “Trial Practice & Trial Penalty,” will discuss the trend of defendants conceding guilt in exchange for leniency and increased penalization for those exercising the constitutional right to a trial in the federal criminal justice system. Panelists will also examine how this issue differs between federal and state courts.