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Claim-of-right jury instruction not warranted (access required)

Appellant was not entitled to a claim-of-right jury instruction in connection with robbery charges because the money he sought to recover was the proceeds from drug sales. Background Appellant Pinedo (referred to as Pena) was convicted of first-degree felony murder, using a firearm while committing a felony, conspiracy to commit robbery and robbery. The charges stem from ...