Trump May Try to Delay His First Federal Trial – It’s a Common Legal Strategy to Fend off a Criminal Conviction
In criminal cases in which the defendant is not in jail awaiting trial, there is a common belief that delay is good for defendants. Witnesses’ memories will not be fresh, and some witnesses may even disappear. The conventional wisdom among defense lawyers is that delays lead to acquittals.
Donald Trump, Criminal Conviction, Indictment
Peter A. Joy, Trump May Try To Delay His First Federal Trial – It’s a Common Legal Strategy to Fend Off a Criminal Conviction, (August 3, 2023 8.23 AM EDT), https://theconversation.com/trump-may-try-to-delay-his-first-federal-trial-its-a-common-legal-strategy-to-fend-off-a-criminal-conviction-210363
Joy, Peter A., "Trump May Try to Delay His First Federal Trial – It’s a Common Legal Strategy to Fend off a Criminal Conviction" (2023). Scholarship@WashULaw. 164.