Ohio Criminal Cases, Amendment 3 (September 1912)

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The Ohio Criminal Cases Amendment, also known as Amendment 3, was on the September 3, 1912 ballot in Ohio as a constitutional convention referral, where it was approved. The measure allowed depositions in criminal cases and comments on a defendant's failure to testify.[1][2][3]

Election results

Ohio Amendment 3 (September 1912)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 291,717 56.18%
No227,54743.82%

Official results via: Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Library

Text of measure

Ballot title

The ballot title read as follows:[4]

Article I, Section 10.

Depositions by State and Comment on Failure of Accused to Testify in Criminal Cases.[5]

Full text

The full text of the measure can be read here.

Constitutional changes

The measure amended Article I, Section 10 of the Ohio Constitution.

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