Appellate Courts’ Obligation

November 18, 2011

  • 110 Criminal Law
  • 110XXIV Review
  • 110XXIV(Q) Harmless and Reversible Error
  • 110k1166.5 Conduct of Trial in General
  • 110k1166.22 Remarks and Conduct of Judge
  • 110k1166.22(1) k. In General.

110 Criminal LawWhen a trial judge permits his or her sense of moral outrage and indignation to overwhelm the legal process, appellate courts are obliged to reverse the decision in question.
State ex rel. V.A., 420 N.J. Super. 302 (App. Div. 2011)