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Court Upholds ‘Willful Concealment’ Jury Instruction (access required)

At defendant’s trial for petit larceny, third or subsequent offense, of store merchandise, the trial court did not err in instructing the jury that “willful concealment” of goods while on store premises is evidence of intent to convert and defraud the owner of the goods, unless there is believable evidence to the contrary; the Supreme ...