Q: In a pretrial(Not criminal law) before the jury trial. Can a judge give a verdict and not even let it go to jury trial?
Yes, this is called a directed verdict and means the case is so weak, that the judge takes it from the jury's hands. The information contained in this website is provided for informational purposes only, and should not be construed as legal advice on any matter. The transmission and receipt of information contained on this Web site, in whole or in part, or communication with Aguilar Law Firm via the Internet or e-mail through this website does not constitute or create a lawyer-client relationship between us and any recipient.
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