Saint Joseph, MO asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for Missouri

Q: If a jury finds someone guilty on a case that was dismissed prior to trial, what does that exactly mean?

There was two case numbers, one number apart from each other. The case the verdicts were issued on is the case that was dismissed

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Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg
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A: It means that you are missing something. Juries do not decide dismissed claims. It wouldn’t make sense for a jury to issue a verdict on a dismissed claim.

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