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Criminal Law - Evidence - Admissibility - Prejudicial evidence - Confessions and statements by the accused - Witnesses - Examination - Cross-examination - Range of examination

Thursday, July 21, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by the accused, Worme, from a conviction for first degree murder. In 2008, the victim was tortured and beaten to death in the basement of his home during a robbery. The accused and his girlfriend were invitees of the victim earlier in the evening. The victim awoke later in the evening to find the accused and two others stealing from him. A physical confrontation ensued, during which the victim was beaten to surrender his bank card PIN number. The accused and the other two perpetrators...