-Defendants reason for asserting that he or she is innocent
-Burden of Proof
-Burden of Production
-defendants must produce some evidence to support the defense
-Burden of Persuasion
Date of court hearing: April 9th of 2015.
Type of proceeding: 4th degree sexual assault and risk of injury to child.
Courthouse: New Haven Judicial District Courthouse.
Judge: Jon C. Blue.
Attorneys present: Diane Pola
Doctrine of transferred intent
-Homicide under common law
-The felony murder doctrine
-one who caused unintended death during the commission (or attempted commission) of
any felony is guilty of muder
First Amendment and Religion
- Freedom of religion
o Some aspects of religion may be regulated
Mormon practice of polygamy
Parent depends upon prayer to save a dying child
Department of Human Resources v. Smith (1990)
- Religious Freedom Restoration Ac
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