nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu
Harmless Error and Jury Unanimity in DWI Cases – North Carolina Criminal Law
Shortly after I published last week’s post on State v. Babich, an astute reader asked about the court’s harmless error analysis. How, he inquired, could the improper admission of expert testimony that the defendant had an alcohol concentration of 0.08 be harmless error? Did the jury’s verdict indicate that it found the defendant guilty only …