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Criminal Practice — Murder – Castle Doctrine – ‘Immunity’ – Jury Determination – Jury Instructions (access required)

Where the castle doctrine provides immunity from “criminal liability” but not immunity from prosecution, and where, as here, there are fact questions concerning the applicability of the castle doctrine, defendant was not entitled to have the trial judge, rather than a jury, determine whether she was immune under G.S. § 14-51.2. The trial court properly ...

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