Tag: reasons

  • Court Must Give a Reason for Its Ruling.

    Court Must Give a Reason for Its Ruling.

    Court Can’t Rule On Motion Without Giving Reason A trial court consists of one judge. Some civil (non-criminal) cases are tried before a judge. He or she alone renders the decision. Other cases are tried before a jury. The judge decides what evidence the jury hears. But the ultimate decision belongs to the jury. Either way,…