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No Justifiable Homicide Instruction for Drunk Tenant (access required)

Tenant is not entitled to reversal of his jury trial conviction for second-degree murder based on the jury being instructed only on excusable rather than justifiable homicide, the Court of Appeals said. Tenant stabbed landlord twice in the chest after a day of drinking and fighting with landlord that resulted in police being called to ...

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