What Evidence Sufficiently Shows Intent to Cause Great Bodily Injury?

“Cold-cocking” a person who never challenged defendant to a fight is one example of evidence that a judge or jury can consider as sufficient to show intent to cause great bodily injury. This is especially relevant if one “escapes” a finding by the jury that it was true defendant acted with intent to cause great bodily injury, but later seeks resentencing under Prop 36 (Penal Code § 1170.26(b))) on a third strike. To read a short summary of an appellate court decision wherein the appellate court had to evaluate intent to cause great bodily injury, please click on the following link.

https://www.greghillassociates.com/what-evidence-sufficiently-shows-intent-to-
cause-gbi.html

 

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