Criminal Law Keyed to Kadish
McQuirter v. State
A white woman observed the Defendant, a black man, following her down a road. The woman told her children to run to a neighbor’s house so that the neighbor, a man, could come and meet her. At the approach of the neighbor, the Defendant backed off and went back down the street until he came to the front of the woman’s home. The woman watched Defendant from her neighbor’s porch for thirty minutes, until Defendant finally walked away. A sheriff testified at trial that Defendant had confessed to intending to rape the woman, though Defendant disputed ever making such a statement.
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