Monday, March 11, 2013
Such a verdict is proper if for any reason the prosecutor fails to meet the requisite burden of proff or persuasion. Acquittal may also arise by implication from a conviction of a lesser included offense or by operation of law when another procedure required for conviction fails.
Caveat Lector - "Let the Reader Beware"
Tucker Griffin Barnes
Charlottesville, VA (434-973-7474)
PS - Words are the only tools lawyers have. Just as a skilled carpenter wouldn't drive a nail with a screwdriver, skilled legal writers don't use fortuitous when they mean fortunate, or infer when they mean imply.
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