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What Is A Bench Trial?

Judge Jack Vitale-Civil Pretrials/Motions/Bench Trial

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Expert Weighs In On Michelle Carter's Decision To Have A Bench Trial

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What is the difference between a Bench Trial and a Jury Trial

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Bench trial begins for KCPD detective

A bench trial is a trial by judge, as opposed to a trial by jury. The term applies most appropriately to any administrative hearing in relation to a summary offense to distinguish the type of trial. Many legal systems use bench trials for most or all cases or for certain types of cases.
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