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Defendant's conviction for assault resulting in serious bodily injury is reversed where, because defendant's two prior aggravated battery convictions bore on his intent only if a jury first infers that he is prone to violence, the district court abused its discretion by allowing testimony as to the facts underlying these convictions.
Filed August 24, 2009
Opinion by Judge Lucero
P. Jeffery Jones, Santa Fe, NM