Traditional Felony Murder The traditional felony murder rule, as it is currently under California Penal Code 189, states that “any murder […] which is committed in the perpetration of, or attempt to perpetrate, arson, rape, carjacking, robbery, burglary, mayhem, kidnapping, train wrecking, or any act punishable under Section 206, 286, 288, 288a, or 289, or any […]
Guest Post by Santa Clara Law 1L and Colleague: Alana Wilson “There’s no such thing as murder. There’s only murder statutes.” – Professor W. David Ball, Santa Clara University of Law Murder vs. Homicide Contrary to popular belief, murder and homicide do not mean the same thing. Homicide encompasses a wider range of killings including […]
Breaking down the case of Flores-Figueroa v. United States and learning from the court’s arguments insight into communicating complex concepts simply to other people.