Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Atty. Gen. Rufus L. Edmisten by Asst. Atty. Gen. Grayson G. Kelley, Raleigh, for the State.
Barnes, Braswell & Haithcock, P.A. by Tom Barwick, Goldsboro, for defendant-appellant.
Court of Appeals of North Carolina.
The State introduced over defendant's objection, photostatic copies of the check and receipt from the buyer of the silver. Defendant contends that this violated the "best evidence rule," which requires production of originals. Had the contents of the check been at issue, we would agree. However, defendant admits signing the receipt and accepting the check made out to him. The only question before the jury was his purpose in so doing, not...
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