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Criminal Practice — Jury Instructions – Solicitation to Murder – First & Second Degree – First Impression (access required)

Since the state’s evidence was that defendant asked a fellow jail inmate to murder defendant’s girlfriend when the other inmate was released, if the jury believed the state’s evidence, the jury would necessarily find premeditation. Accordingly, any error in the trial court’s instruction to the jury on the lesser included offense of solicitation to second-degree ...

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