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AGO Opinions with Topic: STIPULATION OF COUNSEL
AGO 1962 No. 92 >  January 29, 1962
CRIMES - USE OF DEADLY WEAPON - STIPULATION OF COUNSEL
CRIMES ‑- USE OF DEADLY WEAPON ‑- STIPULATION OF COUNSEL A stipulation between counsel at the time of trial that a deadly weapon was used in the commission of the crime cannot be construed as being a finding of fact by the court or a special verdict by the jury that a deadly weapon as defined by RCW 9.95.040 was used in the commission of the crime charged as required by § 1, chapter 138, Laws of 1961, and should not be used by the board in fixing a mandatory minimum term of confinement under RCW 9.95.040.
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