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Ok, follow up on court system....

Can a trial be labelled a mistrial once the virdict is read and supposedly closed? And you are correct "NOT GUILTY" not innocent.


Asked by mommy2each at 2:06 PM on Jul. 11, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (3)
  • A mistrial must occur prior to the return of the verdict. Once the verdict has been returned to the judge then the criminal clase is closed.

    Answer by miss_lisa at 2:14 PM on Jul. 11, 2011

  • But new evidence could bring a retrial.

    Answer by Candi1024 at 2:17 PM on Jul. 11, 2011

  • A person can not be tried more than once for the same crime.

    Answer by skittles1108 at 2:23 PM on Jul. 11, 2011