Criminal Law keyed to Dripps
Allen v. State
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Allen (Defendant) was charged with obtaining $400 in money by false pretenses as an agent for another person. After being convicted with the false pretenses charge, Defendant applied for rehearing. Defendant argued that the trial court erred for telling the jury that it was immaterial how he obtained the money; hence, it was immaterial if Defendant obtained the money from the other person from her own pocket or whether he collected it and held it for her as her agent.
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