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

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]

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