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SC Supreme Court: Specific Intent to Kill is an Element of Attempted Murder

State v. King (Case No. 2015-001278) In this case, the Supreme Court granted certiorari to expand on the Court of Appeals’ analysis below. The Court of Appeals previously reversed King’s attempted murder conviction based on the trial court’s erroneous instruction that attempted murder does not require a specific intent to kill. The Supreme Court notes

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Attempted Murder Conviction Affirmed Despite Questionable Cell Phone Search

State v. Robert Lee Moore Appellant was convicted of attempted murder. The victim in this case was found shot in a Taco Bell parking lot. Officers who responded to the scene searched the victim’s car and found several cell phones, one of which belonged to the defendant. An investigating officer removed the SIM card from

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