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150 WORDS AGREE OR DISAGREE If you were the defense attorney representing Mayo would you try to negotiate a plea agreement on his behalf or go to trial? If I was the defense attorney representing Mayo, I would try to negotiate a plea bargain. Mayo is guilty of shooting Scowen. There is no strong evidence supporting Mayo being in imminent danger. Mayo also made contradicting statements as to why he shot Scowen. In the summary of facts, Mayo said Scowen told him “I am going to kill you” and Mayo felt imminent danger from Scowen. In the police report, the officer stated that Mayo stated “I am sorry. I was angry, but he deserved it”. In Mayo’s statement, he said that Scowen told him that if he did not give him the money, he was going to kill him, and he was scared he was going to kill him. In Joe the Fireman’s statement he said that Mayo was a drunk. All these statements all support the prosecutors with convicting Mayo. There is not much evidence supporting that
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  • Fall '16
  • Christopher L. Litten, MA, Ph.D.

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