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Children disciplined with reasonable corporal punishment (access required)

Appellant’s convictions of assault and battery of her twin children are reversed. Appellant used reasonable corporal punishment to discipline them. As a result, she had a “parental privilege” to administer such discipline. Overview Appellant Woodson’s assault and battery convictions arose ...

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Sufficient evidence supports robbery and burglary convictions (access required)

Where appellant and the victims provided competing versions about the circumstances that led to appellant being charged with statutory burglary and robbery, the trial court, in its fact-finding role, correctly rejected appellant’s version and convicted him of the theft offenses. ...

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