Criminal Law Keyed to LaFave
Mitchell v. State
Defendant was charged with numerous offenses in conjunction with an assault and shooting of Mr. Arias. Mr. Arias was shot in the stairwell of his apartment building by who was later identified as Defendant and another. Defendant was found guilty of some offenses and not guilty of others. The Defendant appealed arguing that conspiracy to commit second degree murder is not a crime. Defendant was acquitted of conspiracy to commit first degree murder and argues that this acquittal eliminates the second degree murder conspiracy charge.
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