For defense counsel, closing argument is the last chance to remind the jury of the prosecution’s high burden of proof and to persuade the jury that there is, at a minimum, reasonable doubt as to the defendant’s guilt.Client was facing 5 counts of sexual assault by two different children. The trial was a three weeks trial. Prosecution had five experts and 9 witnesses. The jury deliberated for 3.5 days and ended with a hung jury. According to a juror they were locked at 10-2 not guilty.
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