§ 15-176.3 Informing and questioning potential jurors on consequences of guilty verdict
§ 15-176.4 Instruction to jury on consequences of guilty verdict
§ 15-176.5 Argument to jury on consequences of guilty verdict

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 15 > Article 17A - Informing Jury in Case Involving Death Penalty

  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.