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Criminal Law - PROCEDURE - Opening and closing statements by counsel - Trial judge’s duties - Charge or directions - Evidence of witnesses

Thursday, December 22, 2016 @ 7:00 PM  

Appeal by the accused, Clause, from a conviction for aggravated assault. The accused invited the complainant to her birthday party. Within 30 minutes, the complainant was sucker-punched and attacked by others. The complainant left the party to walk home. The accused and another woman picked him up and drove him home. The complainant was angry and arranged for a ride back to the party, where he attacked the accused’s brother with a baseball bat. In turn, the complainant was attacked by several individuals and hit with...