New York Criminal Reports; Reports of Cases Decided in All the Courts of the State of New York Involving Questions of Criminal Law and Practice, with Notes and References Volume 32

New York Criminal Reports; Reports of Cases Decided in All the Courts of the State of New York Involving Questions of Criminal Law and Practice, with Notes and References Volume 32

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...SAME--SAME EvIDENCE MAY nsrmusn ooxsrmacY AND rm: OvEBT ACTS crmnGsn. It is not necessary to furnish independent proof of a conspiracy before acts can be proven in furtherance of it. The same evidence may establish both the conspiracy and the overt acts charged, and it may be wholly circumstantial. (4.) SAME--EvIDENCE or CONvERSATION oven TELEPHONE. Testimony of a representative of the State as to a telephone conversation with the president of the contractor, requesting the appointment of the other defendant as a' representative of the State, and also as to the receipt of a letter the day after the conversation confirming the same was competent. (5.) Tnm1---S1-: mnar1ox or JURY AFTER canon BY connr. The fact that the court, immediately after finishing his charge to the jury, directed that they be divided into two groups, each in charge of a court ofiicer, and permitted them to be taken to nearby hotels for dinner, was not prejudicial to the defendants. Such a separation does not come within the contemplation of the statute, which requires that the jurors be kept together after the case has been finally submitted. APPEaL by the defendants, Dunbar Contracting Company and others, from a judgment of the Supreme Court, rendered against them on the 20th day of December, 1913, convicting them of the crime of conspiracy, also from two orders made on the 2d day of January, 1914, denying their motions in arrest of judgment and for a new trial respectively. William Tra-'vers Jerome Mortimer B. Patterson with him on the brief, for the appellants. Thomas Gaga/n. District Attorney, for the respondent. RICH, J.: The defendants were indicted for the crime of conspiracy under the provisions of subdivision 4 of section 580 of the Penal Law, the charge...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 322g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236863488
  • 9781236863485