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Criminal Law: Assault-Jury Instructions-Sudden Passion

Where a defendant challenged his conviction for assault in the first degree, the trial court erred in refusing to instruct the jury on second-degree assault based on sudden passion because the instruction was supported by the evidence, so the cause is remanded for a new trial on two counts, and the remaining points on appeal ...