“Mature” defendants

August 1, 2013

  • 110 Criminal Law
  • 110XXIV Review
  • 110XXIV(Q) Harmless and Reversible Error
  • 110k1168 Rulings as to Evidence in General
  • 110k1168(2) k. Reception of Evidence.

110 Criminal LawDefendants were not entitled to reversal of their conviction on theory they were denied right to testify in their own behalf, where defendants were mature people, and their attorney told them that he would not let them testify because they would “mess up” the trial.
Ledford v. State, 351 S.W.2d 425 (Ark. 1961)
Suggested by Jody Nathan, Attorney; Stauffer & Nathan Tulsa; OK