Criminal Defense of Immigrants


§ 7.17 a. Verdict After Trial

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The statutory definition expressly includes a verdict after trial as sufficient for the guilty finding portion of the conviction. [27]  This verdict can, under the statute, be rendered either by a judge after court trial, or a jury after jury trial. 

[27] INA § 101(a)(48)(A), 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(48)(A), as enacted by IIRAIRA § 322(a)(1).