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Criminal Practice – Constitutional – Double Jeopardy – Mistrial – Alibi Defense – Notice – Evidence – Text & Facebook Messages – Authentication (access required)

Defendant’s first trial ended in a mistrial when defense counsel’s opening statement revealed an alibi defense of which defendant had failed to notify the state in advance. Defendant was charged with committing crimes on three different days; however, when the state requested notice of defendant’s intention to offer an alibi defense, the state’s request set ...

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