California Code, Penal Code - PEN § 1126

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In a trial for any offense, questions of law are to be decided by the court, and questions of fact by the jury.  Although the jury has the power to find a general verdict, which includes questions of law as well as of fact, they are bound, nevertheless, to receive as law what is laid down as such by the court.

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