Garland Smith v. Commonwealth of Virginia

Case Name

Garland Smith v. Commonwealth of Virginia

Authors

Files

Download Record 968: Petition For Writ of Error and Supersedeas; Case Record (4.2 MB)

Court

Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia at Richmond

Appealed From

The Circuit Court of Mecklenburg County, Virginia

Circuit Court Judge

Hon. Edward W. Hudgins, Judge

Term

1-1931

Virginia Reports Citation

155 Va. 1111

Parallel Citation

156 S.E. 577

Disciplines

Criminal Law | Criminal Procedure | Evidence | Jurisprudence

Keywords

Absence of Counsel; Construction of Jury Instructions Given; Continuance and Postponement; Discretion of Court; Duty of Judge; Evidence as to Alibi; Evidence and Materiality in Prosecution for Homicide; Grounds for Continuance; Homicide and First Degree; Capital or Aggravated Murder; Reasonable Doubt and Degree of Proof; Right to a Speedy Trial; Want of Time for Preparation by Counsel; Witnesses and Impeachment

Garland Smith v. Commonwealth of Virginia

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