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Felony Murder: One Continuous Transaction–Defined
July 13th, 2015

  People v. Wilkins (2013) 56 Cal. 4th 333, 342, noted that the Bench Notes for CC 3261 maintain that an instruction on the “escape rule” should not be given in a case involving felony murder. However, in a felony murder case where the facts warranted it, the court must instruct the jury under CC […]

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