No. 87-1247.

579 A.2d 225 (1990)

Claude Bernard ALLEN, Appellant, v. UNITED STATES, Appellee.

District of Columbia Court of Appeals.

Decided August 16, 1990.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Samia Fam, Public Defender Service, appointed by this court, with whom James Klein, Public Defender Service, and Henderson Hill, Public Defender Service, were on brief, for appellant.

Steven W. Pelak, Asst. U.S. Atty., with whom Jay B. Stevens, U.S. Atty., and Helen M. Bollwerk, Asst. U.S. Atty., were on the brief, for appellee.

Before ROGERS, Chief Judge, and FERREN and SCHWELB, Associate Judges.

ROGERS, Chief Judge:

Appellant Claude Bernard Allen appeals from his convictions by a jury of manslaughter while armed and carrying a pistol without a license, D.C.Code §§ 22-2405, -3202, -3204 (1989 Repl.), on the grounds first, that his Confrontation Clause rights were violated by the admission of inadmissible hearsay evidence offered to show the state of mind of the decedent and that a cautionary instruction was insufficient to cure the harm, and second...

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