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Name: Ring v. Arizona
Case #: 01-488
Court: US Supreme Court
District USSup
Opinion Date: 06/24/2002
Subsequent History: Cross-cites: 153 L.Ed.2d 556; 122 S.Ct. 2428
Summary

The Sixth Amendment right to jury trial requires a jury, not a judge, to determine any fact on which the Legislature conditions an increase in the maximum punishment, including the death penalty.