Right to a Fair Trial?

 

The Right to a Fair Trial?

The right to a fair trial by an impartial jury is seen as an essential right in all criminal proceedings. But, with the mass media coverage available today to the general public, is any criminal defendant actually afforded a “fair trial?” Anyone watching the Casey Anthony trial likely developed an opinion regarding her guilt or innocence long before the prosecution made their opening statement. Continue reading “Right to a Fair Trial?”