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EVIDENCE - Methods of proof - Inferences - From conduct

Friday, December 29, 2017 @ 8:17 AM  

Appeal by the accused, Lumberjack, from a conviction for second degree murder. The accused and victim spent a day and evening drinking and socializing. An argument escalated to violence. The victim swung a baseball bat at the accused. The accused produced a knife. A prolonged fight ensued, during which the accused stabbed the victim eight times. The victim died from his injuries. After the fight, the accused called 911 and told the dispatcher that he stabbed the victim after the victim had tried to break into...