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Criminal Practice — Writ Granted for Missing Jury Instruction (access required)

Lee v. Clarke (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-01-0269, 33 pp.) (Gregory, J.) No. 13-7914, March 20, 2015; USDC at Richmond, Va. (Hudson, J.) 4th Cir. Holding: At defendant’s trial for the fatal stabbing of a man who purportedly provoked a fight with defendant, his counsel failed to request a jury instruction defining “heat of passion.” The district ...

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