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Criminal – Closing Argument – Improper Statement (access required)

The Supreme Court upholds the first-degree murder and firearm convictions of a woman who fatally shot her husband, a retired state trooper, but claimed he had been killed by an intruder; the trial court did not err when it denied a mistrial after the prosecutor commented during closing argument that defendant didn’t get the house ...