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Criminal Practice – Felony Attempted Murder – Jury Instructions – Implied Malice – Self-Defense (access required)

Where defendant admitted to a gun possession charge and where he presented evidence of self-defense, the trial court erred in instructing the jury on “felony attempted murder”—a crime that does not exist—and on implied malice, which is not a permissible subject for jury instructions in cases involving self-defense. We reverse defendant’s convictions for attempted murder and ...

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