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KKK Photo, Confederate Flag Don’t Support Self-Defense Claim (access required)

An admitted drug dealer who shot his crack-cocaine customer cannot overturn his second-degree murder conviction by claiming the trial court should have allowed victim character evidence, including the victim’s criminal record, a photograph of a young child in Ku Klux Klan garb and a Confederate flag in the victim’s bedroom; the Court of Appeals says ...