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The Judge Erroneously Gave the Jury a Supplemental Jury Instructions Without First Consulting with Counsel
August 29th, 2016

In People v. Brown (2016) 247 CA4th 211 the not guilty verdict form for first degree murder had been signed and dated, but the signature and date had been crossed out and the words “withdrawl [sic]” and “void” were written across it. Without consulting counsel or making counsel aware of the situation, the judge sent […]