The Argument of Counsel for the State is Applauded

June 9, 2011

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110 Criminal LawWhere, on a murder trial, the argument of counsel for the state is applauded, and cries of “Hang him!” proceed from the listeners, it is the duty of the judge to ascertain the guilty persons, and punish them to the extent of the law.
Woolfolk v. State, 8 S.E. 724 (Ga. 1889)

Suggested by Charles R. Adams III, Author, Georgia Law of Torts; Fort Valley, GA