Civil and criminal trials on the ballot

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Civil and criminal trials on the ballot: This topic refers to ballot measures regarding civil and criminal trials.

Examples:


Ballot measures lists

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Arizona

  1. Arizona Preliminary Exams for Prosecutorial Information, Proposition 5 (1920)



California

  1. California Proposition 115, the "Crime Victims Justice Reform Act" (1990)
  2. California Proposition 18, Special Circumstances in Murder Trials (2000)
  3. California Proposition 20, Trials by Jury in Criminal Cases (1928)
  4. California Proposition 47, Reduced Penalties for Some Crimes Initiative (2014)


Colorado

  1. Colorado Contempt of Court Definition, Measure 12 (1912)
  2. Colorado Three-Fourths Jury Verdict and Women Jurors, Measure 3 (1914)
  3. Colorado Women on Juries, Measure 1 (1944)
  4. Colorado Women on Juries, Measure 7 (1936)


Connecticut

  1. Connecticut Adjudication of Claims Against the State, Question 2 (1958)
  2. Connecticut Grand Jury for Capital Offenses, Question 1 (1982)
  3. Connecticut Jurors and Right of Peremptory Challenge, Question 1 (1972)



Florida

  1. Florida Civil Jury Trials in Brevard County, Amendment 6 (1960)
  2. Florida Civil Jury Trials in Pasco County, Amendment 4 (1962)
  3. Florida Civil Suit Trials in Certain Counties, Amendment 5 (1960)
  4. Florida Civil Traffic Hearing Officers, Amendment 8 (1988)
  5. Florida Civil Trials in Dade County, Amendment 9 (1964)
  6. Florida Court Mandated Debt Compensation, Amendment 8 (1942)
  7. Florida Pinellas County Civil Jury Trials, Amendment 12 (1956)
  8. Florida Pretrial Release and Detention, Amendment 3 (1982)
  9. Florida Right to Grand Jury, Amendment 4 (1934)
  10. Florida Trial Costs, Amendment 1 (October 1894)




Idaho

  1. Idaho Mandatory Minimum Sentences, HJR 6 (1978)
  2. Idaho Six Man Jury, SJR 6 (1966)
  3. Idaho Six Person Juries, SJR 1 (1934)
  4. Idaho Waiver of Jury Trial, SJR 112 (1982)


Illinois

  1. Illinois Crime Victims' Bill of Rights Amendment (2014)








Maryland

  1. Maryland Civil Jury Amount, Question 3 (1992)
  2. Maryland Civil Jury Amount, Question 4 (1992)
  3. Maryland Civil Jury Size, Question 1 (1992)
  4. Maryland Civil Jury Size, Question 2 (1992)
  5. Maryland Civil Jury Trials, Question 2 (2010)
  6. Maryland Civil Jury Trials, Question 3 (2006)
  7. Maryland General Assembly Power to Suspend Sentences, Amendment 3 (1915)
  8. Maryland Jury as Judges of Law and Fact, Amendment 5 (1950)
  9. Maryland Removal of Cases from Court, Question 3 (1980)
  10. Maryland Witness Affirmation, Amendment 2 (1817)


Massachusetts

  1. Massachusetts Lawyer Requirement for District Attorney Positions, Question 5 (1922)


Michigan

  1. Michigan Trial by Jury Amendment, Proposal A (August 1972)


Minnesota

  1. Minnesota Abolish Grand Jury, Amendment 2 (1904)
  2. Minnesota Abolish Requirement of Grand Jury, Amendment 2 (1868)
  3. Minnesota Juries for Civil Cases, Amendment 3 (1988)
  4. Minnesota Verdicts by Jury, Amendment 1 (1890)



Missouri

  1. Missouri Evidence in Sexual Crimes Against Minors, Amendment 2 (2014)


Montana

  1. Montana Anti-Intimidation, I-123 (1996)






New Jersey

  1. New Jersey Pretrial Detention Amendment, SCR 128 (2014)



North Carolina

  1. North Carolina Criminal Defendant May Waive Jury Trial, SB 399 (2014)


North Dakota

  1. North Dakota Doctrine of Sovereign Immunity, Measure 2 (1996)


Ohio

  1. Ohio Criminal Trial Expert Testimony, Amendment 15 (September 1912)
  2. Ohio Death Penalty Appeals Amendment, Issue 1 (1994)



Oregon

  1. Oregon Charged for Waiving Indictment, Measure 3 (June 1927)
  2. Oregon Crime Victims' Rights, Measure 40 (1996)
  3. Oregon Crime Victim’s Rights and Roles, Measure 10 (1986)
  4. Oregon Criminal Trials Without Juries, Measure 2 (1932)
  5. Oregon Criminal Trials Without Juries, Measure 2 (May 1934)
  6. Oregon Felons Banned from Serving on Juries, Measure 75 (1999)
  7. Oregon Indictment by Grand Jury, Measure 18 (June 1908)
  8. Oregon Limited Immunity for Person Ordered to Testify About Their Conduct, Measure 73 (1999)
  9. Oregon Limited Pretrial Release of Accused Violent Felons, Measure 71 (1999)
  10. Oregon Minimum Claim for Right to a Jury, Measure 11 (1974)
  11. Oregon Minimum Jury Size of Six, Measure 5 (1972)
  12. Oregon Minimum Value in Controversy for Jury Trial, Measure 23 (May 1996)
  13. Oregon Murder Conviction by Nonunanimous Jury Verdict, Measure 72 (1999)
  14. Oregon Necessity of Grand Jury for Felony Prosecution, Measure 3 (1974)
  15. Oregon Prosecution by Information and Grand Jury Modification, Measure 4 (July 1933)
  16. Oregon Prosecutions by Information or Indictment, Measure 4 (1960)
  17. Oregon Public Demand for Jury Trial, Measure 70 (1999)
  18. Oregon Repeal of Mandatory Minimum Sentences, Measure 94 (2000)
  19. Oregon Revision of Criminal Laws, Measure 8 (1984)
  20. Oregon Special Grand Jury, Measure 7 (1958)
  21. Oregon Term of Imprisonment to be Fully Served, Measure 74 (1999)
  22. Oregon Three-Fourths Verdicts in Civil Cases, Measure 32 (1910)
  23. Oregon Victims’ Rights in Criminal Prosecutions, Measure 69 (1999)
  24. Oregon Women Jurors, Measure 5 (June 1921)


Pennsylvania

  1. Pennsylvania Joint Resolution 2, Right to Trial by Jury (1998)




South Dakota

  1. South Dakota Non-unanimous Jury Verdicts (1916)
  2. South Dakota Suspension of Sentence (1930)





Vermont

  1. Vermont Criminal Defendants Allowed to Waive Right to Jury Trial (1924)





Wisconsin

  1. Wisconsin Civil Case Trial by Jury Amendment, Question 2 (1924)


2014

  1. California Proposition 47, Reduced Penalties for Some Crimes Initiative (2014)
  2. Illinois Crime Victims' Bill of Rights Amendment (2014)
  3. Missouri Evidence in Sexual Crimes Against Minors, Amendment 2 (2014)
  4. New Jersey Pretrial Detention Amendment, SCR 128 (2014)
  5. North Carolina Criminal Defendant May Waive Jury Trial, SB 399 (2014)





2010

  1. Maryland Civil Jury Trials, Question 2 (2010)





2006

  1. Maryland Civil Jury Trials, Question 3 (2006)







2000

  1. California Proposition 18, Special Circumstances in Murder Trials (2000)
  2. Oregon Repeal of Mandatory Minimum Sentences, Measure 94 (2000)


1999

  1. Oregon Felons Banned from Serving on Juries, Measure 75 (1999)
  2. Oregon Limited Immunity for Person Ordered to Testify About Their Conduct, Measure 73 (1999)
  3. Oregon Limited Pretrial Release of Accused Violent Felons, Measure 71 (1999)
  4. Oregon Murder Conviction by Nonunanimous Jury Verdict, Measure 72 (1999)
  5. Oregon Public Demand for Jury Trial, Measure 70 (1999)
  6. Oregon Term of Imprisonment to be Fully Served, Measure 74 (1999)
  7. Oregon Victims’ Rights in Criminal Prosecutions, Measure 69 (1999)


1998

  1. Pennsylvania Joint Resolution 2, Right to Trial by Jury (1998)



1996

  1. Montana Anti-Intimidation, I-123 (1996)
  2. North Dakota Doctrine of Sovereign Immunity, Measure 2 (1996)
  3. Oregon Crime Victims' Rights, Measure 40 (1996)
  4. Oregon Minimum Value in Controversy for Jury Trial, Measure 23 (May 1996)



1994

  1. Ohio Death Penalty Appeals Amendment, Issue 1 (1994)



1992

  1. Maryland Civil Jury Amount, Question 3 (1992)
  2. Maryland Civil Jury Amount, Question 4 (1992)
  3. Maryland Civil Jury Size, Question 1 (1992)
  4. Maryland Civil Jury Size, Question 2 (1992)



1990

  1. California Proposition 115, the "Crime Victims Justice Reform Act" (1990)



1988

  1. Florida Civil Traffic Hearing Officers, Amendment 8 (1988)
  2. Minnesota Juries for Civil Cases, Amendment 3 (1988)



1986

  1. Oregon Crime Victim’s Rights and Roles, Measure 10 (1986)



1984

  1. Oregon Revision of Criminal Laws, Measure 8 (1984)



1982

  1. Connecticut Grand Jury for Capital Offenses, Question 1 (1982)
  2. Florida Pretrial Release and Detention, Amendment 3 (1982)
  3. Idaho Waiver of Jury Trial, SJR 112 (1982)



1980

  1. Maryland Removal of Cases from Court, Question 3 (1980)



1978

  1. Idaho Mandatory Minimum Sentences, HJR 6 (1978)





1974

  1. Oregon Minimum Claim for Right to a Jury, Measure 11 (1974)
  2. Oregon Necessity of Grand Jury for Felony Prosecution, Measure 3 (1974)



1972

  1. Connecticut Jurors and Right of Peremptory Challenge, Question 1 (1972)
  2. Michigan Trial by Jury Amendment, Proposal A (August 1972)
  3. Oregon Minimum Jury Size of Six, Measure 5 (1972)







1966

  1. Idaho Six Man Jury, SJR 6 (1966)



1964

  1. Florida Civil Trials in Dade County, Amendment 9 (1964)



1962

  1. Florida Civil Jury Trials in Pasco County, Amendment 4 (1962)



1960

  1. Florida Civil Jury Trials in Brevard County, Amendment 6 (1960)
  2. Florida Civil Suit Trials in Certain Counties, Amendment 5 (1960)
  3. Oregon Prosecutions by Information or Indictment, Measure 4 (1960)



1958

  1. Connecticut Adjudication of Claims Against the State, Question 2 (1958)
  2. Oregon Special Grand Jury, Measure 7 (1958)



1956

  1. Florida Pinellas County Civil Jury Trials, Amendment 12 (1956)







1950

  1. Maryland Jury as Judges of Law and Fact, Amendment 5 (1950)







1944

  1. Colorado Women on Juries, Measure 1 (1944)



1942

  1. Florida Court Mandated Debt Compensation, Amendment 8 (1942)







1936

  1. Colorado Women on Juries, Measure 7 (1936)



1934

  1. Florida Right to Grand Jury, Amendment 4 (1934)
  2. Idaho Six Person Juries, SJR 1 (1934)
  3. Oregon Criminal Trials Without Juries, Measure 2 (May 1934)


1933

  1. Oregon Prosecution by Information and Grand Jury Modification, Measure 4 (July 1933)


1932

  1. Oregon Criminal Trials Without Juries, Measure 2 (1932)



1930

  1. South Dakota Suspension of Sentence (1930)



1928

  1. California Proposition 20, Trials by Jury in Criminal Cases (1928)


1927

  1. Oregon Charged for Waiving Indictment, Measure 3 (June 1927)




1924

  1. Vermont Criminal Defendants Allowed to Waive Right to Jury Trial (1924)
  2. Wisconsin Civil Case Trial by Jury Amendment, Question 2 (1924)



1922

  1. Massachusetts Lawyer Requirement for District Attorney Positions, Question 5 (1922)


1921

  1. Oregon Women Jurors, Measure 5 (June 1921)


1920

  1. Arizona Preliminary Exams for Prosecutorial Information, Proposition 5 (1920)





1916

  1. South Dakota Non-unanimous Jury Verdicts (1916)


1915

  1. Maryland General Assembly Power to Suspend Sentences, Amendment 3 (1915)


1914

  1. Colorado Three-Fourths Jury Verdict and Women Jurors, Measure 3 (1914)



1912

  1. Colorado Contempt of Court Definition, Measure 12 (1912)
  2. Ohio Criminal Trial Expert Testimony, Amendment 15 (September 1912)



1910

  1. Oregon Three-Fourths Verdicts in Civil Cases, Measure 32 (1910)



1908

  1. Oregon Indictment by Grand Jury, Measure 18 (June 1908)





1904

  1. Minnesota Abolish Grand Jury, Amendment 2 (1904)






Before 1900

  1. Florida Trial Costs, Amendment 1 (October 1894)
  2. Maryland Witness Affirmation, Amendment 2 (1817)
  3. Minnesota Abolish Requirement of Grand Jury, Amendment 2 (1868)
  4. Minnesota Verdicts by Jury, Amendment 1 (1890)


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