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Criminal – Prior Felony Convictions – Closing Argument (access required)

Although the prosecutor referred to defendant as a "four-time convicted felon" during closing argument in defendant's trial on murder and firearms charges, this reference was permissible where defendant's prior convictions had been properly proven at trial and the prosecutor's references were made in arguing defendant's credibility to the jury. The record clearly establishes that immediately following ...

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