With an arrest occurring once every three seconds in the United States and magistrates called to adjudicate the freedom of many of these individuals, the remaining states need to follow suit and professionalize their magistrates. The power of magistrates is simply too awesome to leave in untrained hands.
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- “R Street Policy Study No. 173: The Use of Lay Magistrates in the United States”: https://www.rstreet.org/2019/05/28/r-street-policy-study-no-173-the-use-of-lay-magistrates-in-the-united-states/
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