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Mississippi Supreme Court Grants Cory Maye a New Trial

• The Agitator (h/t Claire Wolfe)
The Mississippi Supreme Court granted Cory Maye a new trial today (PDF), though on different grounds than the Mississippi Court of Appeals, which granted the trial based on a change of venue issue. The state’s supreme court instead ruled that Maye’s trial judge should have let the jury consider a “defense of others” defense, and that the judge’s refusal to include that in the jury instructions amounted to reversible error.

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