Gilbert Nelson v. Commonwealth of Virginia

Case Name

Gilbert Nelson v. Commonwealth of Virginia

Authors

Files

Download Record 1784: Petition For Writ of Error and Supersedeas; Case Record (15.0 MB)

Download Record 1784: Motion To Dismiss and Brief on Behalf of the Commonwealth of Virginia (2.2 MB)

Court

Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia at Staunton

Appealed From

The Circuit Court of Alleghany County, Virginia

Circuit Court Judge

Hon. John M. Hart, Judge

Term

11-1929

Virginia Reports Citation

153 Va. 909

Parallel Citation

150 S.E. 407

Disciplines

Criminal Law | Evidence | Jurisprudence

Keywords

Approval of Verdict by Trial Court; Circumstantial Evidence; Degree of Proof in General; Discretion of Court as to Examination and Cross-Examination of Witnesses; Doubt of Individual Juror; Homicide in General; Hostile Witness; Laying Foundation for Contradiction of Witness; Matters Not Sustained by Evidence in General; Motive; Oral Statements in General; Reasonable Doubt; Remarks and Conduct of Judge; Right to Cross-Examine and Re-Examine Witness; Second Degree Murder; Statements of Witnesses; Witnesses

Gilbert Nelson v. Commonwealth of Virginia

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