Tag Archives: SB 1437; Felony Murder

Intent Plus Aiding Required For SB 1437; But Only The Underlying Felony Has To Be Aided
March 28th, 2023

“Senate Bill 1437’s author described the purpose of the new law as “‘restor[ing] proportional responsibility in the application of California’s murder statute [by] reserving the harshest punishments for those who intentionally planned or actually committed the killing.’” (Assem. Com. on Public Safety, June 26, 2018, Rep. on Sen. Bill No. 1437 (2017-2018 Reg. Sess.), at […]

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