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Criminal Practice – Death sentence is once again vacated (access required)

Where a panel of the circuit court previously held that the district court applied the wrong standard when it vacated the defendant’s death sentence for the murder of a police officer, but the case was then heard by an en banc panel, the district court’s judgment was affirmed by an equally divided court. Background During a traffic ...

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