The Pacific Reporter Volume 123

The Pacific Reporter Volume 123

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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. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ... it he talked with? A. Mr. Crow. Q. Who did Crow talk with? A. The sheriff. Q. Did he talk with any one else? A. No, sir." Cross-examination: "Q. He went into that little room? A. Yes, sir. Q. The door was closed? A. Partially closed. Q. It was clear closed? A. I.did not notice. It was not for but a rnonent." For other cases see same topic and section NUMBER In Dec. Dig. & Am. Dig. Key No. Series 6 Rep'r Indexes The foreman of the jury, F. M. Crow, and the sheriff, were not called to testify. On the undisputed facts we are of opinion that the court erred in refusing to grant a new trial. It is said in the case of Bilton v. Territory, 1 Okl. Cr. 566, 90 Pac. 163: "In any criminal case it is error to permit the jury to separate after the case has been submitted to them, and before they have reached a verdict. The object intended to be gained by preventing the separation of the jury is to safeguard in every possible way the purity of the stream of justice, to prevent it from in any manner being polluted by influences other than that which are produced by the legal evidence and the law governing the case." Section 6858 (Snyder's Sts.) of our Procedure Criminal provides: "After hearing the charge, the jury may either decide in court, or may retire for deliberation. If they do not agree without retiring, one or more officers must be sworn to keep them together in some private and convenient place, without food or drink, except bread and water, unless otherwise ordered by the court, and not to permit any person to speak to or communicate with them, nor do so themselves, unless it be by order of the court, or to ask them whether they have agreed upon a verdict, and to return them into court when they have more

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