In trial on a criminal cases, the burden of proof on the People is obviously proof beyond a reasonable doubt. In trials, sometimes the People can slip into arguing not to buy the defense because it’s not reasonable…and that the only reasonable conclusion is a guilty verdict. Well, this December 17, 2019 decision People v. Ramirez* discusses how to argue and walk this line. Because sometimes making that argument is Prosecutor...Read More
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- What can a Prosecutor argue with the word “reasonable”: People v. Ramirez
- Can you lose your 6th Amendment right to Confrontation? People v. Merchant, 10/9/19
- Can Police search your car if you’re carrying a legal amount of weed? People v. Lee, 10/3/19
- Is running from police enough for them to detain you? People v. Flores
- Prosecutor threatening Defendant with perjury for testifying…is that improper?