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Harris v. State

189 S.E. 680 (1937)

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Harris v. State

Court of Appeals of Georgia

189 S.E. 680 (1937)

Facts

Mr. Harris (defendant) shot the victim in the thigh, stomach, and shoulder. The victim died. Harris testified that he shot the victim in self-defense. Harris was convicted of voluntary manslaughter. He moved for a new trial. The trial court overruled the motion. Harris appealed, arguing that the trial court erred in failing to reduce the charge to involuntary manslaughter.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (MacIntyre, J.)

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