Evidence keyed to Fisher
Fletcher v. Weir
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Weir (Respondent) was convicted of first-degree manslaughter after he stabbed Ronnie Buchanan (Victim) in the parking lot of a nightclub. Respondent asserted, for the first time at trial, that he acted in self-defense and that the stabbing was an accidental one. When arrested, however, Respondent did not assert that he had acted in self-defense. Ultimately, Respondent was convicted of first-degree manslaughter.
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