1.You are exactly right... 2.Precisely … 3.You are completely correct … 4.You must have a legal background … 5.Did everyone hear what Mr. B said? 6.That is a great observation … 7.I couldn’t have said it better myself … 8.That is a key point very few people understand … 9.You are right on target … 10.That is exactly what the Law states …
BUT IN A CASE INVOLVING ALCOHOL, I AM NOT “IMPARTIAL”.
Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 35.16 SEC 10 From hearsay, or otherwise, is there established in the mind of the Juror such a conclusion as to the Guilt or Innocence of the Defendant as would influence the Juror in finding a verdict?
Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Article 35.16 SEC 10 In the Juror’s opinion, will the conclusion so established influence the Juror’s verdict?
5 th Amendment “IF THE DEFENDANT DOES NOT TESTIFY, YOU WILL NOT CONSIDER THE DECISION OF THE DEFENDANT TO NOT TESTIFY AS A CIRCUMSTANCE AGAINST HIM AND YOU WILL NOT IN YOUR DELIBERATIONS ALLUDE TO, COMMENT ON, OR IN ANY MANNER REFER TO THE FACT THAT THE DEFENDANT HAS NOT TESTIFIED.”
AT WHAT POINT IS A PERSON IN THE UNITED STATES REQUIRED TO PROVE THEIR INNOCENCE?
OTHER THAN APPEAR IN COURT, WHAT IS AN ACCUSED PERSON IN THE UNITED STATES REQUIRED TO DO IN THIS COURTROOM?
“THE LAW DOES NOT REQUIRE THE DEFENDANT TO PROVE HIS INNOCENCE OR PRODUCE ANY EVIDENCE AT ALL.”
IF A PERSON REFUSES A BREATH TEST, ARE THEY INFORMED BY THE POLICE THAT THEY HAVE A RIGHT TO HAVE A HEARING BEFORE THEIR LICENSE CAN BE SUSPENDED?
THERE IS ANOTHER COURTROOM WHERE THE BURDEN OF PROOF IS “CLEAR AND CONVINCING”.
WHICH REQUIRES A HIGHER LEVEL OF PROOF: “CLEAR AND CONVINCING” OR “BEYOND A REASONABLE DOUBT”?