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Criminal Law: Merged Counts-Hearsay

Where a defendant challenged his conviction in a felon-in-possession case, arguing that he was charged with multiple crimes, the district court did not plainly err by not merging the two firearm-possession counts into one count because the evidence showed that ...

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Criminal Law: Domestic Assault-911 Call Evidence-Hearsay

Where a defendant, who was found guilty of counts including third-degree kidnapping and domestic assault, challenged the admission of evidence of three 911 calls, the calls by an unknown man and woman were properly admitted under the present-sense-impression exception to ...

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Negligence: Admission of Evidence-Hearsay-Motorcycle Accident

  Where a plaintiff, who was injured in a motorcycle accident, sued the motorcycle manufacturer for product liability and negligence as well as breach of the express and implied warranties of merchantability and violations of the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act, ...

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Criminal Law: Hearsay- Outside Confession- Jury Instruction

Where a defendant in a first-degree murder case challenged the trial court’s refusal to allow evidence that another person had confessed to the double murder, the defendant failed to establish that the hearsay statements were exonerating, and the statements also ...

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