Analogy between defendants and American revolutionists involved in Boston Tea Party

January 6, 2011

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110 Criminal LawWhere defense argument, in prosecution for injuring property belonging to another, alluded to analogy between defendants and American revolutionists involved in Boston Tea Party, objection to prosecution’s argument in effect questioning desirability of revolution in county of venue and identifying defendants as revolutionists was properly overruled.
Johnson v. State, 467 S.W.2d 247 (Tex. Crim. App. 1971)