The Parole Law Instruction And Jury Misconduct

Date
1993
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Publisher
Texas Tech Law Review
Abstract

Examines the ability of a jury to discussion and consideration of parole during deliberations and its relevant consequences in Texas considering recent legislative changes and case law. However, while the voters approved legislative power to inform juries about parole law, jury discussion of parole will still raise the issue of jury misconduct.

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Keywords
Parole, Jury, Jury deliberations, Rules of Appellate Procedure Rule 30, Rules of Criminal Evidence Rule 606(b), Jury misconduct, Sneed test, Parole law instruction, Jury instructions, Sneed v. State, Comment
Citation
24 TEX. TECH L. REV. 773