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Criminal Practice – Murder – Evidence – Prior Conviction – Manslaughter – Surrounding Circumstances – Prejudicial Error (access required)

State v. Flood Although defendant’s New Jersey conviction of a 1994 manslaughter was properly admitted, evidence of the circumstances surrounding the 1994 shooting should have been excluded. The only remarkable similarities between the 1994 manslaughter and the 2007 shooting at issue were that both victims were prone and both were shot in the head.

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