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Murder: People v. McKenzie

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Murder Extreme Emotional Disturbance People v. McKenzie KA 07-01840 Appealed from Monroe County Court Background: The defendant, convicted after trial of murder second degree, contended that the trial judge erred in denying a jury charge on the defense of “extreme emotional disturbance.” Ruling: The conviction is affirmed. The affirmative defense is inappropriate where the defendant’s conduct before, during ...