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Merger Doctrine Not Applicable to First Degree Felony Murder
September 12th, 2022

In People v. Ireland (1969) 70 Cal.2d 522 the CSC held that “the crime of assault with a deadly weapon cannot be used as the sole predicate crime for a second degree felony-murder conviction because, when a firearm is used in a killing, such an assault is “an integral part of the homicide.” In People […]

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