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Court of Appeals Published Opinions - February 2010

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The summary following each opinion is prepared to offer lawyers and the public a general overview of what a particular opinion decides. The summary is not necessarily a full description of the issues discussed in an opinion.

2-11-2010 - Opinions

4650 - The State v. Wiley James

James appeals his conviction for distribution of cocaine base, arguing the trial court failed to instruct the jury on mere presence because evidence was presented that tended to show James was present but did not sell drugs. We affirm.

2-25-2010 - Opinions

4651 - State v. Hernandez

Victor M. Sandoval-Hernandez appeals his conviction and sentence for murder, arguing the trial court erred in refusing to charge the jury on the lesser included offense of voluntary manslaughter. We affirm.