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Criminal Practice –  Constitutional – Prosecutor’s Closing – Right to Plead Not Guilty (access required)

  Criminal defendants have an absolute constitutional right to plead not guilty and be tried by a jury of their peers. The right to enter a plea of not guilty encompasses the right to be free from condemnation in front of a jury for making that choice. During closing argument, the state repeatedly brought up defendant’s ...

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