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Criminal Practice — Conspiracy to Commit Murder – Jury Instructions – ‘One Other Person’ – Plain Error Review – Prejudice Analysis (access required)

Even though an unidentified third person accompanied defendant and Carlos Manzanares when they broke into the victims’ home, since the state presented overwhelming and uncontroverted evidence that defendant formed a conspiracy with Manzanares to commit first-degree murder, defendant cannot show that she was prejudiced when the trial court’s jury instructions failed to specify that Manzanares ...

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