In 2012, the Court of Appeal upheld the jury verdict in all respects. Mr. Case was the lead lawyer, first chair at trial, sole appellate lawyer, and sole assortment lawyer. He was ably assisted within the jury trial by his longtime pal and colleague, Mary O’Neill, Esq., who gave a powerful closing argument.
After the defense’s direct testament and cross examination by the prosecutor of all of the witnesses, the protection rests, and the prosecutor and defense attorney put together for closing arguments. Pursuant to the Crime Victims’ Rights Act of 2004, 18 U.S.C. § 3771, a sufferer is entitled to handle the court at sentencing relating to the impact of the crime on the victim. Prosecutors ought to notify victims of this opportunity upfront of sentencing with enough time for the victim to arrange an announcement, and may notify the court of any victims wishing to make a press …Read More