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Articles From Geoffrey Burkhart

A Guide to the Confrontation Clause

By Geoffrey Burkhart
June
2013
Article
Page 304
When does the Sixth Amendment require prosecutors to produce a live witness rather than an out-of-court statement against a defendant? Here's a look at the latest developments.

Guilty Pleas and Parole: A Practitioner’s Guide to People v Whitfield

By Geoffrey Burkhart
November
2011
Article
Page 580
Whitfield creates a remedy for defendants who took negotiated pleas without being told they must also do "mandatory supervised release" (aka parole). This article explores the law.

Voir Dire in Criminal Cases - Rule 431(b) Guidance for Lawyers and Judges

By Geoffrey Burkhart
February
2010
Article
Page 86
A supreme court rule requires judges to ask potential jurors whether they understand and accept four fundamental principles of criminal law. But following the rule is easier said than done.

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