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Briefing errors result in conviction being affirmed (access required)

A defendant’s conviction was upheld because one issue he raised on appeal referred to an alleged error that was corrected by the trial court and the second assignment of error was waived as it was not adequately briefed. Background Benjamin Forrest Carter and Jasmine Smith-Aaron were in a romantic relationship.  In April of 2016, the parties got ...