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Jury argument in criminal cases a trial lawyer"s guide by Ray Edward Moses

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Published by Azimuth Press in Houston, Tex .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Trial practice -- United States.,
  • Summation (Law) -- United States.,
  • Criminal procedure -- United States.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRay Moses.
LC ClassificationsKF9656 .M64 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1506035M
LC Control Number93186548

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Jury argument in criminal cases: A trial lawyer's guide Unknown Binding – January 1, by Ray Edward Moses (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more. Author: Ray Edward Moses. Get this from a library! Jury argument in criminal cases: a trial lawyer's guide. [Ray Edward Moses]. CLOSING ARGUMENT TO THE JURY FOR THE DEFENSE IN CRIMINAL CASES G. ARTHUR MARTIN For a number of years G. Arthur Martin has lectured at Northwestern University's annual Short Course for Defense Lawyers in Criminal Cases. His address on "Closing Arguments to the Jury for the Defense in Criminal Cases" has always been received with by: 3. For the book by Clay Conrad, see Jury Nullification (book). Jury nullification (US), jury equity (UK), or a perverse verdict (UK) generally occurs when members of a criminal trial jury believe that a defendant is guilty, but choose to acquit the defendant anyway because the jurors also believe that the law itself is unjust, that the prosecutor has misapplied the law in the defendant's case, .

A jury trial, or trial by jury, is a lawful proceeding in which a jury makes a decision or findings of is distinguished from a bench trial in which a judge or panel of judges makes all decisions.. Jury trials are used in a significant share of serious criminal cases in many but not all common law judicial systems. The majority of common law jurisdictions in Asia (such as Singapore. Because the end (jury argument) depends upon the beginning (opening statement), you should also consult the Jury Argument in Criminal Cases web site.] The primary purpose of an opening statement is for counsel, at the beginning of the case, to share with the jury the issues and a storybook summary of what counsel believes s/he can support with. A password is needed to view this page. Password. "In his new book The Tools of Argument: How the Best Lawyers Think, Argue, and Win, Professor Joel Trachtman lays out the many intricacies related to how lawyers frame is a masterly treatment of a complex and compelling set of issues. There is much to learn here, both for the experienced practitioner and for the novice to the field."Cited by: 1.

[Vol. , ] Trial Objections from Beginning to End PEPPERDINE LAW REVIEW I. INTRODUCTION The defense lawyer pauses during his direct examination. He wants the jury to torturously anticipate his next question. Seated on the witness stand in a white lab coat, an orthopedic surgeon stares intently back at the lawyer. Jury nullification in the United States has its origins in colonial America under British law. In the United States, jury nullification occurs when a jury in a criminal case reaches a verdict contrary to the weight of evidence, sometimes because of a disagreement with the relevant law. The American jury draws its power of nullification from its right to render a general verdict in . Because the plaintiff or government has the burden of proof, the lawyer for that side is then entitled to make a concluding argument, sometimes called a rebuttal. This is a chance to respond to the defendant’s points and make one final appeal to the jury. defendant, the right to open and close the argument to the jury shall belong to him.” N.C. R. SUPER. AND DIST. CTS. RULE 10 (“Rules of 1 For information regarding closing arguments in criminal cases, see the survival guide chapter entitled “Jury Argument: Content of Opening and Closing Statements” (Jessica Smith, April ).File Size: KB.