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Old 22 June 2018, 10:56 PM
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Originally Posted by diddy View Post
Its a silly argument as you allude to, but I got to wonder why a defense lawyer would bother with it. No judge in his right mind would accept such an argument.
Because people on the jury will still remember it, judge instructions to the contrary. All you need to do is introduce reasonable doubt in one member of the jury. And if it makes her less likely to continue the trial or commit to a second trial, that's good too.
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