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Criminal Law Keyed to Gershowitz
Commonwealth v. Webster
Citation:59 Mass. (5 Cush.) 295, 386.
The government introduced evidence that the defendant, a chemistry professor, owed money to the victim, Dr. George Parkman. The defendant told him that if he came to his laboratory, he would pay him. Later, the victim was declared missing and parts of a human body were discovered in the defendant’s laboratory. The defendant was charged. The Court proceeded to explain the law to the jury.
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