Criminal Law

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timbones928
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227314
Filename:
Criminal Law
Updated:
2013-07-16 19:32:00
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Criminal Law
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Criminal Law
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  1. Deadly
    Force
    • .
    • May use If Without fault

    • Confronted with unlawful
    • force

    • Threatened with imminent
    • death or great bodily harm.
  2. Deadly
    Force Fleeing Felon
    • .
    • May use to apprehend fleeing felon

    • If felon threatens death or
    • serious harm

    • And deadly force necessary to
    • prevent escape.
  3. Right
    of Aggressor to Self-Defense
    • If effectively withdraws from the confrontation and
    • communicates desire to do so; or

    •  The victim suddenly escalates
    • minor fight into deadly altercation and aggressor has no chance to
    • withdraw.
  4. Battery
    • .
    • Unlawful application of force

    •  Resulting in bodily injury or
    • offensive touching
  5. Assault
    • .
    • Attempt to commit battery; or

    • Intentional creation of a
    • reasonable apprehension

    Of imminent bodily harm
  6. Murder
    • .
    • Unlawful killing of another with malice aforethought
    • Malice aforethought exists
    • if:

    Intent to kill

    • Intent to inflict great
    • bodily injury

    • Reckless indifference to
    • unjustifiably high risk to human life

    Felony murder
  7. Voluntary
    Manslaughter
    • .
    • Provocation would arouse sudden and intense passion in
    • ordinary person.

    D was in fact provoked

    • Not sufficient time to cool
    • off

    D in fact did not cool off.
  8. Felony
    Murder
    • .
    • Any death caused in the commission of, or attempt to
    • commit, an inherently dangerous felony.

    • burglary, arson, robbery, rape, and
    • kidnapping. 

    defendant guilty of the underlying felony,

     felony distinct from the killing itself,

    • death was foreseeable result
    • of the felony

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