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Criminal – Hearsay – Harmless Error – Murder (access required)

At defendant’s trial for first-degree murder and use of a firearm, the trial court’s error of admitting out-of-court statements by two men who identified defendant as the shooter to police, was harmless, the Court of Appeals says. Since no forensic evidence linked defendant to the murder and the two men, the only eyewitnesses to identify defendant ...

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