• Connecticut Appellate Court
  • Per Curiam
The Connecticut Supreme Court in the 2010 decision of State v. Scott re-iterated that, "the trial court is uniquely situated to entertain a motion to set aside a verdict as against the weight of the evidence because, unlike an appellate court, the trial [court] has had the same opportunity as the jury to view the witnesses, to assess their credibility and to determine the weight that should be given to their evidence…"