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Criminal Practice – Voluntary Manslaughter – Assisted Suicide – Sentencing – No Extraordinary Factors (access required)

Holding: A victim’s consent to the crime is listed as a mitigating factor in the sentencing statute, and defendant argues that the trial court believed that the victim’s consent to her own death, regardless of its significance, could never be considered an extraordinary mitigating factor. However, the record makes clear that the trial court understood ...

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