A teen-ager holds a gun to your head and then demands your money. Dropit on the floor, he says. You do so, but before he and his friends canpick up the money, you shoot and kill him.

The questions stemming from this actual case in Atlanta, put to the stateCourt of Appeals, were: Has an armed robbery occurred and, if so, shouldthe surviving teens face that felony charge, which in turn means the casecan move from juvenile to superior court where sentences are harsher?

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