A verdict embodies in a single finding the conclusions by the jury upon all the questions submitted to it. August 20, Did you, sir, you, ever speak to him personally? Rebosura, SCRA It is next contended that the trial was unfair because the instructions quoted below [ Footnote 5 ] indicated to the jury that the indictment against the petitioner reflected a finding by the Grand Jury that he was probably guilty of the crime of murder in the first degree.
In other words, only if the appellate court can say beyond a reasonable doubt that the defense was not procedurally prejudiced by the discovery violation can the error be considered harmless. The authority of the jury to decide that the accused shall not be punished capitally is not limited to cases in which the court or the jury is of opinion that there are palliating or mitigating circumstances.
There was a general charge that "the unanimous agreement of the jury is necessary to a verdict. As none of the inferences defense counsel attempted to use were based on the facts in evidence, we conclude that the trial court did not abuse its discretion.
He was not a suspect. Andres filed a motion to suppress statements and evidence obtained. Section of 18 U.
On the day of the murder, Ruiz left for work at 4 a.