Philip M. Stinson
Last quote by Philip M. Stinson
I'm not willing to say it's jury nullification where the jury is just not going to convict in any scenario. But we are getting close to that, to the extent that even in what seem to be the strongest cases for a prosecutor, such as the Slager case, a jury is just very reluctant to convict the officer.feedback
May 06 2017
We can learn a lot about a person if we know what types of things he or she talks about or comments on the most frequently. There are numerous topics with which Philip M. Stinson is associated, including Goodson and work. Most recently, Philip M. Stinson has been quoted saying: “The jurors seem to understand that police work is dangerous, so it really, really has to be a case over the top where you can second-guess an officer. With law enforcement, they start from the position it's justified and work from there.” in the article Mistrial exposes prosecutors' challenges in trying police. An other article where Philip M. Stinson has been quoted is Officer's trial exposes fault lines over police shootings.
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Quotes by Philip M. Stinson
Oct 12 2016
The jurors seem to understand that police work is dangerous, so it really, really has to be a case over the top where you can second-guess an officer. With law enforcement, they start from the position it's justified and work from there.feedback
Jul 27 2016
Juries are very reluctant to convict an officer because they all recognize that policing is difficult and violent.feedback
Jun 23 2016
Even to date I still can't recall any instance of a conviction [in that context].feedback
Jun 09 2016
Goodson would be the first in at least a dozen years.feedback
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