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Criminal Law: Self Defense-Contradictory Testimony

Where a defendant who was convicted of first-degree assault and armed criminal action argued that the trial court erred in failing to submit a self-defense instruction, the judgment is reversed and remanded because substantial evidence supported the instruction even though the defendant’s own testimony that he did not stab the victim was contradictory. Vacated; remanded. State v. ...