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Criminal Practice – Constitutional – Due Process – Closing Arguments – Opening Statement (access required)

With no clear rule in place as to whether, in its second closing argument, the state is restricted to matters raised in the defendant’s closing, trial courts must ensure that a criminal defendant’s due process rights are not violated. In this case, the state’s second closing argument raised three relatively insignificant new points. The trial ...

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