Re: Weasels v. trans..(what good contesting do)

From: Zero Powers (
Date: Sun May 21 2000 - 19:09:08 MDT

>From: "\[ Robert-Coyote \]" <>

>The courts are already totaly overburdened with existing cases !
>If everyone who was cited with a traffic infraction were to demand a jury
>trial. and did due dilligence with discovery etc, the courts would collapse
>under the strain with the CURRENT caseload.

The courts are crowded, but they manage. You are typically not entitled to
a jury trial for most traffic matters, and from my experience as a court
clerk many years ago, in 30-40% of the contested traffic citations, the
citing officer doesn't show up - automatic win for the driver.


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