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Criminal Practice  – Second-Degree Murder – Self-Defense – No Instruction Required (access required)

  Defendant never represented that Tobias Toler’s actions in the moments preceding defendant’s stabbing him had placed defendant in fear of death or great bodily harm such that defendant reasonably believed it was necessary to fatally stab Toler in order to protect himself. Therefore, defendant was not entitled to a jury instruction on self-defense or imperfect ...

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