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Criminal Practice – Attempted Murder – Transferred Intent Doctrine – Specific Intent Crime (access required)

The offense of attempted murder requires a specific intent to commit murder. In this case, the state failed to present any evidence that defendant had the specific intent to kill anyone, so the circuit court erroneously applied the doctrine of transferred intent. We reverse defendant’s conviction for attempted murder. We reverse and remand defendant’s conviction for ...

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