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Evidence Keyed to Sklansky
United States v. McRae
Citation:593 F.2d 700 (5th CIr. 1979)
The defendant killed his wife with a deer rifle. The defendant admitted that he shot his wife but claimed that it was not intentional but was instead a mere accident. The defendant was convicted of second-degree murder. The defendant appealed his conviction, arguing that it was error for the district court to admit various photographs of the victim and the scene of the killing. The defendant believed that this evidence should be excluded under Federal Rule of Evidence 403.
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