CrimProf Blog

Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

A Member of the Law Professor Blogs Network

Friday, April 15, 2005

Jurors' Job Made Easy By Accidental Discovery

A man convicted of rape in South Carolina is appealing his conviction because the jurors, during deliberations, found a written confession in the pocket of a pair of pants that the jurors were examining as an exhibit.  The confession had not been admitted into evidence because the prosecutors had misplaced it.  Story . . .  (thanks to Neil Wehneman at fallinggrace for the tip)  [Mark Godsey]

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/2005/04/jurors_job_made.html

News | Permalink

TrackBack URL for this entry:

http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341bfae553ef00d835453ab369e2

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Jurors' Job Made Easy By Accidental Discovery: