The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has held, sub silentio, that juror prejudice may be presumed and that a change of venue may be required to overcome the effects of pretrial publicity even when such publicity is not inherently prejudicial.
Commonwealth v. Casper, 375 A.2d 737 (Pa. Super. Ct. 1977), rev'd, 392 A.2d 287 (Pa. 1978).
Edward T. Morriss,
Constitutional Criminal Procedure - Due Process - Change of Venue - Pretrial Publicity [Note],
Duq. L. Rev.
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