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PEOPLE v. BECK, F044669

Defendant's attempted murder conviction is reversed where conflicting instructions given to the jury on the required state of mind for attempted murder was instructional error that was not harmless beyond a reasonable doubt.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 02/03/2005
  • Published 02/03/2005



  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellees:
  • Jerome P. Wallingford, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Appellant., Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Robert R. Anderson, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Mary Jo Graves, Assistant Attorney General, Louis M. Vasquez and Michelle L. West, Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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