Smith's Criminal Case Compendium

Smith's Criminal Case Compendium

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This compendium includes significant criminal cases by the U.S. Supreme Court & N.C. appellate courts, Nov. 2008 – Present. Selected 4th Circuit cases also are included.

Jessica Smith prepared case summaries Nov. 2008-June 4, 2019; later summaries are prepared by other School staff.

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E.g., 06/28/2024
E.g., 06/28/2024

Although declining to reach the merits of the defendant’s claim that the trial court erred in handling a juror’s inquiry about whether jurors may question witnesses, the court noted that whether to allow jurors to question witnesses is within the sound discretion of the trial court. Although the...

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