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Robbery: People v. Hammond

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Robbery Duress Defense People v. Hammond KA 09-01309 Appealed from Supreme Court, Erie County Background: Defendant was convicted of two counts of robbery as well as possession of stolen property. He contended on appeal that he proved duress, an affirmative defense, as a matter of law. Ruling: Conviction affirmed. Defendant preserved the contention for appellate review, ...

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