Convictions Reversed When Prosecutor Misstates Law

In closing arguments, there is an unwritten rule that one, as an officer of the court and a gentleman, should not object to the arguments of opposing counsel as a matter of professional courtesy. However, there are a few exceptions that one must keep in mind. One is to object to evidence described by opposing counsel that was never admitted and second, it to object if opposing counsel misstates the law. In the following case summary, a conviction was reversed because the prosecutor misstated the law on great bodily injury. To read about this unusual case, please click on the following link –

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