HOW BAD JURY INSTRUCTIONS IN YOUR CASE MIGHT GET YOU A NEW TRIAL

HOW BAD JURY INSTRUCTIONS IN YOUR CASE MIGHT GET YOU A NEW TRIAL

In People v. Wetle, a commercial fisherman was prosecuted under sections of the California Code of Regulations 14 section 632(a)(1)(C) and section 180.2 (Fish and Game Code 12000(a)). Commercial crab fishermen use large "crab traps" to trap crab. The traps are baited and dropped into the ocean to "soak" - i.e., sit at the bottom of the ocean. A buoy with the commercial fishing license number is attached to the…

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