This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text.
Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original
book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...such as, under the
circumstances, were calculated to injuriously affect the defendant
's rights." (See the opinion in eastenso, and the statement of the
case, for statements in argument held not to be such an abuse of
privilege as to authorize the reversal of the judgment.) Slsson v.
State. This is cited with approval in the case of Coyle v. State,
31 Tex. Crim. Rep. 604 21 S. W. 765; the same question arises in
Hemingway v. State, 68 Miss. 371 8 So. 317. Also in Wells v. State,
16 S. W. 577 (Ark.); Heyl v. State, 109 Ind. 589 10 N. E. 916; sum
v. Etln, 90 Ia. 534 58 N. W. 898; State v. McGahey, 3 N. Dak. 293
55 N. W. 753; State v. Moody, 7 Wash. 395 35 Pac. 132; State v.
Sha/wen, 40 W. Va. 1 20 S. E. 873. i In the second paragraph of the
syllabus of the case last cited this language is used: "Where a
criminal trial is in other respects fair, a verdict of conviction
will not be set aside for improper remarks of counsel where it"
(the verdict) "is plainly warranted by the evidence of the case
under the law, and no other verdict could have been fo11n(l without
misconduct by the jury." In that case among other things which were
improperly said by counsel for the state in his closing argument to
the jury, were these words: "He is so steeped in crime that he has
no friend to sit beside him during the trial." And yet in this case
the conviction was affirmed because of the fact that the evidence
so clearly established the guilt of the prisoner that no other
verdict could have been found without misconduct by the jury From
these authorities we feel justified in adhering to the general
proposition that where it is plain from the evidence that the jury
could not if they were sensible men reach any...
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