Prosecutors across the state love to use that statement in front of the jury. I can assure you that if the defendant made any attempt to flee the scene or the jurisdiction during or even years after the crime was committed the prosecutor will argue that point to death. And the reason is because the law allows them to. And frankly juries seem to believe it as well. The Supreme Court of Georgia has ruled that “evidence of flight, i.e. running, is admissible as circumstantial evidence of consciousness of guilt.” See Landers v. State, 270 Ga....
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