In People v. Druse (103 N.Y. 655) the judgment under review convicted the defendant of murder in the first degree, and the court said: "The rule is that after evidence has been given by a defendant, tending to show that the homicide was committed in self-defense, he may follow it by proof of the general reputation of the deceased for quarrelsomeness and violence.Summary of this case from People v. Zigouras
Argued October 13, 1886
Decided October 26, 1886
H.D. Luce for appellant.
Eugene E. Sheldon for respondent.
ANDREWS, J., reads for affirmance.