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People v. Rivera, 48

Defendant's conviction of first-degree manslaughter is affirmed, where the trial judge did not err in refusing to instruct the jury on second-degree manslaughter in addition to first-degree manslaughter, because the record does not reasonably support that defendant acted with mere recklessness.

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  • Decided 04/08/2014
  • Published 04/08/2014


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