After a recent Georgia Supreme Court ruling, battered person syndrome is entitled to separate jury charges when the defendant properly establishes the battered person syndrome self-defense claim.
Hall, Sherry M.
"Smith v. State: The Georgia Supreme Court Mandated Jury Instructions in Battered Person Syndrome Cases,"
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