No. DA 06-0134.

199 P.3d 244 (2008)

2008 MT 444

347 Mont. 530

STATE of Montana, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. William John MATT, Defendant and Appellant.

Supreme Court of Montana.

Decided December 30, 2008.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

For Appellant: Chad Wright, Hooks & Wright, Helena, Montana.

For Appellee: Hon. Mike McGrath, Montana Attorney General, Pamela P. Collins, Assistant Attorney General, Helena, Montana, Fred Van Valkenburg, Missoula County Attorney, Andrew Paul, Deputy County Attorney, Missoula, Montana.

Justice JAMES C. NELSON delivered the Opinion of the Court.

¶ 1 William John Matt appeals from his conviction of deliberate homicide in the Fourth Judicial District Court, Missoula County. We reverse and remand for a new trial.


¶ 2 Matt raises three issues on appeal:

1. Did the District Court err in limiting Matt's cross-examination of one of the State's witnesses?

2. Did Matt's trial counsel provide constitutionally...

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