FINDLAW: Daily Opinion Summaries for U.S. Supreme Court – 05/12/08


CRIMINAL LAW & PROCEDURE

Gonzales v. US, No. 06–11612
Express consent by counsel suffices to permit a magistrate judge to preside over jury selection in a felony trial, pursuant to the authorization in the Federal Magistrates Act, 28 U.S.C. section 636(b)(3)