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Criminal – Rape – Jury Instruction – Intent (access required)

At defendant's trial for raping a woman in her home, the trial court did not err in instructing the jury that, in the absence of evidence showing a contrary intent, it could infer that a defendant's unauthorized presence in a building of another was with the intent to commit rape. The jury instruction at issue is ...

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