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Tag Archives: Judge Stuart A. Raphael

Confidential informant’s testimony was reliable (access required)

Where appellant was convicted of a drug offense, based, in part, on a confidential informant’s testimony about a controlled drug buy, her testimony was reliable and sufficiently supports the conviction. Appellant’s argument Appellant “Campbell argues that Slusher’s [the informant’s] testimony ...

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Ample evidence of malice in attempted murder case (access required)

Where appellant was convicted of attempted capital murder and aggravated malicious wounding, among other crimes, arising from assaulting his estranged wife in her home, there is ample evidence that appellant acted with malice regarding the attempted murder and aggravated wounding ...

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Appellant’s self-defense claim rejected in wounding case (access required)

Where appellant claimed self-defense or the defense of others after shooting the victim, the trial court properly credited the victim’s testimony and rejected appellant’s self-serving version of the events. Overview Flood’s conviction of aggravated malicious wounding arose from an incident ...

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