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Criminal Practice — Assault on a Female – Jury Instructions – Judge’s Opinion (access required)

Even if the trial court improperly expressed its opinion when it explained to the jury what acts might constitute the assault in this case, defendant cannot show prejudice given the victim’s testimony about the assault, photographs of the victim’s bruises, and testimony corroborating the victim’s timeline of events leading up to and following the assault. We ...

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