State v. Nims

Decision Date16 October 1986
Citation516 A.2d 887,201 Conn. 812
PartiesSTATE of Connecticut v. Alpha NIMS.
CourtConnecticut Supreme Court

Beth A. Merkin, New Haven, in support of the petition.

Robert J. Devlin, Jr., Asst. State's Atty., in opposition.

The defendant's petition for certification for appeal from the Appellate Court, 8 Conn.App. 631, 513 A.2d 1280, is denied.

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  • State v. Hayes, 7573
    • United States
    • Connecticut Court of Appeals
    • 27 Febrero 1990
    ...specifically raised by the exceptions taken to the charge"; State v. Nims, 8 Conn. App. 631, 640, 513 A.2d 1280, cert. denied, 201 Conn. 812, 516 A.2d 887 (1986); we decline to review the defendant's claim that the court unfairly commented on the evidence. The defendant makes no claim of Ev......
  • State v. Fenn, 6019
    • United States
    • Connecticut Court of Appeals
    • 20 Septiembre 1988
    ... ... Cabaudo, 83 Conn. 160, 163, 76 A. 42 (1910).' State v. Nims, [8 Conn.App. 631, 640-41, 513 A.2d 1280, cert. denied, 201 Conn. 812, 516 A.2d 887 (1986) ]. 'The ultimate test of the charge is whether, read in its entirety, it fairly presents the case to the jury so that no injustice is done ... ' State v. Storlazzi, [191 Conn. 453, 466, 464 A.2d 829 (1983) ... ...
  • State v. Anderson
    • United States
    • Connecticut Court of Appeals
    • 27 Septiembre 1988
    ...State v. Storlazzi, 191 Conn. 453, 465, 464 A.2d 829 (1983); State v. Nims, 8 Conn.App. 631, 640, 513 A.2d 1280, cert. denied, 201 Conn. 812, 516 A.2d 887 (1986). This rule is premised on a criminal defendant's constitutional right to have issues of fact decided by a jury and not by a court......
  • State v. Jones
    • United States
    • Connecticut Court of Appeals
    • 12 Septiembre 2000
    ...A.2d 585, cert. denied, 234 Conn. 912, 660 A.2d 355 (1995); State v. Nims, 8 Conn. App. 631, 637, 513 A.2d 1280, cert. denied, 201 Conn. 812, 516 A.2d 887 (1986). In the present case, there was no police conduct leading to the identification of the defendant. The victim pointed out the stol......
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