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  • Directed Verdict in Covington County Nursing Home Bench Trial

    On January 14, 2016 Circuit Judge Eddie Bowen granted Defendant’s motion for directed verdict in Ashmore v. Mississippi State Veterans Home. Here is the Order. According to the Order, the case involved an 85 year old double amputee [uh-oh] suffering from multiple medical conditions. The gentlemen allegedly suffered a fractured humerus during a lift transfer...

  • Directed Verdict in Covington County Nursing Home Bench Trial

    On January 14, 2016 Circuit Judge Eddie Bowen granted Defendant’s motion for directed verdict in Ashmore v. Mississippi State Veterans Home. Here is the Order. According to the Order, the case involved an 85 year old double amputee [uh-oh] suffering from multiple medical conditions. The gentlemen allegedly suffered a fractured humerus during a lift transfer...

  • 559 U.S. 133 (2010), 08-6925, Johnson v. United States

    ...(2)(b)—which requires the same conduct (directed against a law en­forcement officer) as ... basis for the conviction by consulting the trial record—including charging docu­ments, plea ... of fact and conclusions of law from a bench trial, and jury instructions and verdict forms. ...

  • 651 F.3d 30 (D.C. Cir. 2011), 05-3050, United States v. Moore

    ... . XXIII. HANDY'S NEW TRIAL MOTIONS 96 . A. Sufficiency of Evidence ... over ten months, the jury returned verdicts of guilty on several of the charges, including ... Place, Southeast, late evening," that he directed Detective Fluck to show photographs to Taylor for ... at 86. Following a colloquy at the bench, the district court sustained the objection, ...

  • 328 U.S. 331 (1946), 473, Pennekamp v. Florida

    ... actions previously taken by a Florida trial court of general jurisdiction in certain non-jury ... a robed compliant figure as a judge on the bench tossing. . aside formal charges to hand a ...In one instance, it was sentence after verdict. In another, a motion for a new trial. ... of extraneous influence specifically directed to a concrete case, in no wise curtails the ...

  • 430 U.S. 564 (1977), 76-120, United States v. Martin Linen Supply Co.

    ... discharged when unable to agree upon a verdict at the criminal contempt trial of respondent ... conclusion that no appeal lies from the directed verdict ordered by the court below." Id. at ... a jury is empaneled and sworn, or, in a bench trial, when the judge begins to receive evidence. ...

  • 578 F.2d 757 (9th Cir. 1978), 75-2973, United States v. Weiner

    ...VERDICT.         Defendants argue that the ...       The defendants moved for a new trial, based on the affidavits of the three jurors. The ... to which they testified were directed to the operation of the corporation and the ... wished to be excused should approach the bench individually, and he would then rule on the ...

  • 443 U.S. 307 (1979), 78-5283, Jackson v. Virginia

    ... convicted of first-degree murder after a bench trial in a Virginia court, and his motion and ... was constitutionally entitled to the same verdict that an adult defendant in a criminal case would ... reviewed by a trial judge in ruling on directed verdict and post-trial acquittal motions and by ...

  • 607 F.3d 1294 (11th Cir. 2010), 08-15882, United States v. Farley

    ... actions led to his arrest, which led to his trial, which led to his conviction and sentence, which ... waived his right to a jury and requested a bench trial before the district court. The government ... court announced its factual findings and verdict. See Fed. R. Crim. P. 23(c). The court started ... " sexually predatory acts" as acts directed toward strangers or toward victims with whom the ...

  • 420 U.S. 332 (1975), 73-1395, United States v. Wilson

    ...         The jury entered a guilty verdict against respondent for a federal offense, but on ... prejudiced respondent's right to a fair trial. The Court of Appeals dismissed the Government's ... law origins thus suggests that it was directed at the threat of multiple prosecutions, not at ... had been acquitted by the court in a bench trial. The Court, relying on the Ball case, ...

  • 156 U.S. 51 (1895), 613, Sparf and Hansen v. United States

    ... admissibility of such evidence, made at the trial in the name of both defendants, on the general ... to the condition that, by a general verdict, a jury of necessity determines both law and fact ...Suspicion being directed to St. Clair, Sparf, and Hansen, part of the crew ... learning and experience while on the bench of the Supreme Court of New York, and on the ...

  • 494 U.S. 545 (1990), 88-334, Lytle v. Household Manufacturing, Inc.

    ...He requested a jury trial on all issues triable by a jury. After concluding ...1333] bench trial on the Title VII claims. It granted ... because the District Court would have directed a verdict in Schwitzer's favor even if the § ...

  • 228 U.S. 364 (1913), 20, Slocum v. New York Life Insurance Company

    ... court may not do so but must order a new trial where the evidence does not sustain the verdict. ... that the defendant's request for a directed verdict should have been granted by the trial ... had been given in the Court of King's Bench, the judgment of reversal was accompanied by a ...

  • 437 U.S. 82 (1978), 76-1382, United States v. Scott

    ... for federal drug offenses, moved before trial and twice during trial for dismissal of two ... of the evidence to support the verdict, Burks v. United States, ante, p. 1, does not ... Double Jeopardy Clause was primarily "directed at the threat of multiple prosecutions," and ... of acquittal normally result from jury or bench. . verdicts of not guilty. In such cases, the ...

  • 437 U.S. 28 (1978), 76-1200, Crist v. Bretz

    ... rule that jeopardy attaches in a jury trial when the jury is empaneled and sworn, a rule that ... have been discharged without giving any verdict; . . . for, in such a case, his life or limb ... -- that the Double Jeopardy Clause was directed. See, e.g., United States v. Haskell, 26 F.Cas. ..." is asserted in a jury trial, rather than a bench trial.         I turn next to an ...

  • 556 U.S. 868 (2009), 08-22, Caperton v. A.T. Massey Coal Co., Inc.

    ...The court then reversed the $50 million verdict. During the rehearing process, Justice Benjamin ... of Appeals of West Virginia reversed a trial court judgment, which had entered a jury verdict ..., or the professional standards of the bench and bar").          "The Due Process ..., 27 L.Ed.2d 532 (1971), the defendant directed a steady stream of expletives and ad hominem ...

  • 879 F.3d 1299 (Fed. Cir. 2018), 2016-2520, Finjan, Inc. v. Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

    ...After trial, the. district court concluded that the ... verdict of infringement for the ’633 patent. . . ... owned by Finjan and directed to identifying and protecting. against ...After a bench. trial, the district court concluded that ...

  • 454 U.S. 339 (1981), 81-17, Harris v. Rivera

    ...trial judge, sitting without a jury, convicted ... the apparent inconsistency in his verdicts acquitting the codefendant and convicting ... verdict would be unconstitutional, it directed the state trial judge to provide an explanation ...In bench trials, judges routinely hear inadmissible ...

  • 295 U.S. 654 (1935), 178, Baltimore & Carolina Line, Inc. v. Redman

    ...         1. The right to trial by jury preserved by the Seventh Amendment is the ... arising in trials by jury and of taking verdicts subject to the ultimate ruling on the questions ... of the complaint and also for a directed verdict in its favor, basing both motions upon ...ed.) 809; 1 Archbold's King's Bench Practice, 188, 192; Thayer's Treatise on ...

  • 514 F.3d 946 (9th Cir. 2008), 05-56637, Solis v. County of Los Angeles

    ...Solis appeals the district court's verdict, following a bench trial, in favor of defendant ... after the service of the last pleading directed to such issue, and (2) filing the demand as ...

  • 420 U.S. 358 (1975), 73-1513, United States v. Jenkins

    ...Following a bench trial, the District Court "dismissed" the ... desired form, local board officials were directed by Selective Service headquarters not to postpone ... to the situation where the jury returns a verdict of guilt but the trial court thereafter enters a ...

  • 351 U.S. 454 (1956), 323, United States ex Rel. Darcy v. Handy

    ... and prejudice prevailed at the state trial, including the prejudicial conduct and frequent ... other judge's presence and conduct on the bench and in the courtroom were not so prejudicial as ... into the week of June 1, the court directed the sheriff's office to notify the prospective ... jury in the Foster-Zeitz trial returned a verdict of guilty and fixed the penalty at death. After ...

  • 864 F.2d 757 (Fed. Cir. 1988), 85-2232, Newell Companies, Inc. v. Kenney Mfg. Co.

    ...Following a jury trial in which the jury answered interrogatories ... granted Kenney's reserved motion for directed verdict and entered judgment for Kenney on that ... patent jury trial from its role in a patent bench trial with respect to legal issues. On appeal, ...

  • 481 U.S. 412 (1987), 85-1259, Tull v. United States

    ... petitioner's timely demand for a jury trial in the Government's suit for relief under §§ ...During the 15-day bench trial, petitioner did not dispute that he had ... (1909), considered the propriety of a directed verdict by a District Court Judge in favor of the ...

  • 369 U.S. 141 (1962), 64, Fong Foo v. United States

    ...         Petitioners were brought to trial under a valid indictment in a Federal District ... all, of its evidence, the District Judge directed the jury to return verdicts of acquittal, and a ... . judge to issue a bench warrant, which he had refused to do, in the ...