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To: Nervous Tick

It is LONG settled that the defendant has a right to appear in non-prison garb. Prosecutors hate that because it takes one of their mind game advantages away.

Perhaps we need a loser pays rule in criminal cases.


30 posted on 04/23/2012 1:02:49 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: longtermmemmory
It is LONG settled that the defendant has a right to appear in non-prison garb.

Then why was it discussed and referenced in the Case Documents?

33 posted on 04/23/2012 1:09:46 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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