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Criminal – Second-Degree Murder – Manslaughter – Jury Instruction (access required)

At defendant’s trial for second-degree murder, the trial court did not err in refusing to instruct the jury on the lesser-included offense of manslaughter, based on his proffer of evidence of an argument between defendant and the victim; the Court of Appeals affirms defendant’s conviction. The record does not contain more than a scintilla of evidence ...