Senate Constitutional Amendment 9. Amends Section 7, Article I, of Constitution. Declares that a trial by jury may be waived in all criminal cases, by consent of both parties, expressed in open court by the defendant and his counsel.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 788046; A: 65.4; N: 416596; B: 34.6
Senate Constitutional Amendment
Code Sections Affected
Amended Cal. Const. art. I, section 7.
C. C. Baker, State Senator, Seventeenth District; F. C. Handy, State Senator, Fourth District
WAIVING JURY TRIAL IN CRIMINAL CASES California Proposition 20 (1928).