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Guessing at Intent (or Not)

One Doesn’t Have to Guess About an Accused’s Intent When He Tells One What It Is By Ken K. Gourdin See this story in the Deseret News (last accessed January 7, 2015): http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618991/Man-may-have-fired-shots-while-fleeing-officers-police-say.html. Notwithstanding all of the unpleasant things about … Continue reading

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On Hearsay

“Hear” a Say, “There” a Say, Everywhere a Say-Say: The Hearsay Rule and Statements Against Penal Interest By Ken K. Gourdin Martin MacNeill, recently convicted of killing his wife, is attempting to have his conviction set aside because his attorneys … Continue reading

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