No. 46793-5.

95 Wn.2d 940 (1981)

632 P.2d 56

In the Matter of the Personal Restraint of ISAM TAYLOR, Petitioner.

The Supreme Court of Washington, En Banc.

August 6, 1981.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Isam Taylor, pro se, and John Midgley and Steve Scott of Institutional Legal Services, for petitioner.

Norm Maleng, Prosecuting Attorney, and Douglas B. Whalley, James E. Lobsenz, and Robert S. Lasnik, Deputies, for respondent.


Petitioner Isam Taylor brings a personal restraint petition attacking his conviction for assault in the second degree while armed with a deadly weapon. He alleges that a jury instruction found unconstitutional after his conviction became final impaired his right to a fair trial. Alternatively, he argues that, even if his conviction is upheld against attack, the deadly weapon and firearm special verdict instruction was likewise constitutionally defective...

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