The author discusses the trial of petty offenses by federal magistrates under the newly promulgated Rules of Procedure for the Trial of Minor Offenses in light of the sixth amendment guarantees of trial by jury and right to counsel.
"The Trial of Petty Offenses by Federal Magistrates: Collision with Amendment VI,"
University of Baltimore Law Review: Vol. 1
, Article 6.
Available at: http://scholarworks.law.ubalt.edu/ublr/vol1/iss1/6