Issue: In Alabama, what is the standard for the jury in a suppression case?
Area of Law:
Litigation & Procedure
Suppression case; Standard for the jury
675 So. 2d 1292
In a suppression case “[t]he question as to whether a duty to disclose exists is for the jury, which should consider the relationship of the parties, the value of particular facts suppressed, and the relative knowledge of each party.” Liberty Nat’l Life Ins. Co. v. McAllister, 675 So. 2d 1292, 1296 (Ala. 1995); Baker v. Bennett, 603 So. 2d 928, 935 (Ala. 1992).
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