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Cleveland Press

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The article describes the legal directions Judge Blythin gave the trial jury to follow to find a verdict. He also discussed the different degrees of guilt possible in the verdict, the difference between direct evidence and circumstantial evidence, and the jury's option to recommend mercy (so Sam wouldn't face the death penalty.)

Publication Date

12-17-2015

Keywords

verdict, jury instructions, jury, Sam Sheppard, Judge Edward Blythin, Cleveland Press

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Law

Item Number

17a_541217_7

Box Number

17A

54/12/17 Blythin Outlines Possible Verdicts in Charge to Jury

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