Tag: jury instruction
Defense attorney David Bernick starting his closing argument in court this afternoon by reiterating his theme of the case: “There was no big secret.” Replete with a big white board and multiple charts, Bernick argued the government presented no evidence that proved any of the charges.
Bernick also argued this case was not about criminal charges, [...]
The beginning of the end of the W.R. Grace trial started Wednesday morning as Judge Donald Molloy walked jurors through jury instructions and the prosecution started to present its closing argument.
Molloy discussed more than 50 separate instructions with the jury immediately after they entered the courtroom.
“You must not single out some (instructions) or ignore [...]
Unfortunately, the media was not allowed to sit in on jury instruction argument this afternoon. Judge Molloy called all of the remaining attorneys into chambers for about 20 minutes, and they emerged with what appeared to be a packet of jury instructions from the Court. Molloy gave the attorneys fifteen minutes to review the instructions, and during [...]
Court ended Tuesday afternoon behind closed doors. The court was closed to the public while attorneys from both parties discussed jury instructions before Judge Donald Molloy.
Last week, Molloy said that jury instruction would be argued before the public. But the clerk of court told reporters and onlookers differently Tuesday.
After Molloy dismissed the jury, attorneys for [...]