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n a certain number of citizens selected according to law and sworn to inquire of certain matters of fact and to declare the truth on evidence submitted to them.
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analytical problem: that the law, and specifically jury instructions,
72) The model jury instructions refer to established policies in local or State police departments in that the jury is told to "consider whether the police, in showing the witness [a photographic array, lineup, or showup], followed protocols established or recommended by the Supreme Judicial Court or the law enforcement agency conducting the identification procedure that are designed to diminish the risk of suggestion," and to evaluate an identification with "particular care" if those protocols were not followed.
Many have criticized the "Blurred Lines" jury for being tone deaf, but it's hard to blame them for finding infringement when they have to read and piece together jury instructions like the foregoing.
the content of jury instructions can mitigate biases, this experiment
The definition of "beyond a reasonable doubt" is one of the things addressed in jury instructions.
Bulone, Clearwater Chair, Standard Jury Instructions Committee in Criminal Cases
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Although the court initially ruled in Cochran's favor, the show's producers immediately appealed the decision, citing what they considered to the judge's misleading jury instructions.
116) Twenty-seven states have included language within their jury instructions that specifically admonishes the use of the Internet to either research or discuss matters of the trial.
Among other Midwestern states, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Wisconsin all have amended their criminal and civil jury instructions in similar manner.
On appeal, Bourke argued that the jury instructions given with regard to the FCPA were incorrect.
Massachusetts' criminal defense practitioners are strongly advised to give substantial thought and consideration to jury instructions in a murder trial and to object when the trial judge is unwilling to give the requested jury instructions.