Motion for Judgment of Acquittal – upon criminal defendant’s request, at the close of the government’s presentment of evidence, to be acquitted because there’s not legally sufficient evidentiary basis. If granted, the government cannot appeal

Motion for Judgment of Acquittal:

(1923) A criminal defendant’s request, at the close of the government’s case or the close of all evidence, to be acquitted because there is no legally sufficient evidentiary basis on which a reasonable jury could return a guilty verdict. If the motion is granted, the government has no right of appeal. Fed. R Crim. P. 29(a). – Abbr. MJOA.

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