standardfornewtrialinfalsetestimonycases - The Standard for...

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The Standard for New Trial in False Testimony Cases The journal I chose is called “I cannot Tell a Lie: The Standard for New Trial in False Testimony Cases” It is an essay from the Criminal Justice Abstracts Database that “examines the question of what standard should be used for granting a new trial when a defendant's conviction is alleged to have been based on false testimony.“ (Wolf, Aug 1985, pp.1925) The point of presenting an amount of evidence in a case of false testimony is to avoid conviction based on the judge or jury’s decision. This insures proper and effective administration of criminal justice. This research article is particularly important because it is recognizing the reliability of the judicial process. Not only does it depend on the final outcome of judgments but also upon weather criminal defendants are getting their right to a fair trial. Existing literature is clearly stated in law and in documented court rulings. If the prosecutor has suppressed material favorable to the accused either by accident or not it is the Supreme Court ruling for a new trial to take place and automatic reversal of a criminal conviction. There are two types of Standards for re-trial. The Larrison Standard and the Stofsky test. “In Larrison, the Seventh Circuit ruled that a new trial should be granted
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