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Articles From Larry R. Wells

Retroactivity and Judicial Construction of Criminal Statutes By Larry R. Wells September 2005 Article, Page 474 When a court interprets a statute in favor of a criminal defendant, must that interpretation be applied to events that happened before that case  was decided? Yes, this author opines.
Does People v Morgan Invite Wrongful Convictions? By Larry R. Wells June 2003 Article, Page 307 The author argues that the Morgan one-good-count rule turns any general guilty verdict into a potential due-process violation.