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Trial By Jury Jan 1992

Trial By Jury

Touro Law Review

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Criminal Law And Procedure-Jury Trial- Directed Verdict Of Guilty- Michigan Rule, Michigan Law Review May 1941

Criminal Law And Procedure-Jury Trial- Directed Verdict Of Guilty- Michigan Rule, Michigan Law Review

Michigan Law Review

The defendant was convicted of negligent homicide as the result of a collision between his car and another, in which an occupant of the other car was killed. The trial court charged the jury, inter alia, "The court submits the case to you for your determination. The view of the court is that under the law there is only one verdict that can be found by the jury under the evidence in this case in its most favorable light." This was objected to by the defendant as error. Held, the instruction was in effect a direction of a verdict …