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Response to happyslug (Reply #40)

Thu Jan 31, 2013, 05:49 PM

41. Yep. Same for me.

I expect that if an officer witnessed him with the gun, this would have been ruled the other way.

For some reason the mother-in-law's testimony wasn't entered, or wasn't found credible. They basically called out the prosecution with that 'wasn't entered into evidence' line.

So I think you are right. This is a narrow ruling, and they have left the door open for prosecution of direct possession, and closed the door on constructive possession (merely in the home, maybe even in a safe).

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