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Criminal Practice — Jury Instructions – Self-Defense & Voluntary Manslaughter – Warning Shots (access required)

State v. Hinnant (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-07-0028, 13 pp.) (Chris Dillon, J.) Appealed from Nash County Superior Court (Quentin Sumner, J.) N.C. App. Holding: Defendant testified that he was only firing warning shots when one of those shots struck and killed a bystander. Since defendant’s own testimony established that he had not formed a belief that ...

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