Students: Savio Goes to Jail

Giving jury trials to the 773 students arrested in last December's students' uprising on the Berkeley campus of the University of California would be one massive judicial headache, tying up the court and at least some of the students through next summer. Instead, Berkeley Municipal Court Judge Rupert Crittenden has been permitting the defend ants to file through court and waive their rights to a jury, thus leaving ver dicts to him. Periodically he asked them whether they understood that they were giving up a constitutional right. One day last week he...

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