Harmless Error

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What Is “Harmless Error” in a Criminal Trial?

Even fair criminal trials are usually not perfect. In Chapman v. California, the U.S. Supreme Court made clear that the state has the burden of proving that a constitutional error was harmless....more

Appealing Propositions: Appellate Issues In The Law - Distinguishing Between Error and Reversible Error; Recognizing and Avoiding...

Right after the judge or the jury renders a “bad verdict” we all have undoubtedly heard, at least, one our clients say they want to appeal the case “all the way to the United States Court, if that’s what it takes to get...more

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