CASE LAW UPDATE: Defendant's 3rd degree assault conviction upheld
Defendant was convicted of 3rd degree assault in Hennepin County District court. Defendant argued on appeal that the evidence was insufficient to establish substantial bodily harm. The Minnesota Court of Appeals noted that there was not evidence introduced at trial to support defendant's hypothesis that the victim had a preexisting condition. Affirmed.
State v. Hawkins, A19-0275, Hennepin County.
Minneapolis Criminal Defense Lawyer Lynne Torgerson was not attorney of record in this case.