Date Thesis Awarded
Honors Thesis -- Open Access
Bachelors of Arts (BA)
This thesis examines jury costs—extra court costs charged to convicted defendants if they exercised their constitutional right to a jury trial. Constitutional arguments against charging these fees are outlined in the broader context of indigency and criminal justice reform. Practical solutions to end the charging of jury fees are offered.
Levin, Stephanie E., "Chilling the Right to a Jury Trial: The Unconstitutionality of Jury Costs" (2017). Undergraduate Honors Theses. William & Mary. Paper 1021.