Tag Archives: Kidnapping for Ransom

No Requirement That The Movement Must “Substantially Increase Risk Of Harm” To The Victim
September 11th, 2015

The Authority section of CC 1203 also states “Movement Must Substantially Increase Risk of Harm to Victim,” citing People v. Dominguez (2009) 39 Cal. 4th 1141. However, the Legislature in 1997 rewrote the aggravated kidnapping statute to delete the requirement that the movement must substantially increase the risk of injury to the victim over and […]

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Kidnapping for Ransom: Court Of Appeal Identifies Errors In CC 1202
March 30th, 2014

  People v. Eid (2010) 187 Cal. App. 4th 859, 878, concluded that CC 1202 fails to clearly inform the jury that, to prove a defendant guilty of kidnapping for ransom, the People must prove, inter alia, (1) that the victim did not consent to the confinement, concealment, or other predicate act, and (2) where […]

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