The Campaign For DA


Denton No Body Murder Trial: Day Three

Still nothing. (Story.)

You know, after the State rests its case, the defendant has the right to ask the judge for a directed verdict of acquittal if the State has failed prove its case beyond a reasonable doubt.  That is, no rationale jury could convict the man so the judge finds him not guilty and ends the trial.

It doesn't happen very often, but it might here.