NEW CALIFORNIA LAW MAY CLEAR YOU OF A MURDER CONVICTION

murder becomes a federal crime

NEW CALIFORNIA LAW MAY CLEAR YOU OF A MURDER CONVICTION

Senate Bill 1437 provides a route to resentencing for defendants who have been convicted of murder under of the crime of “felony murder” in the state of California. Typically, for a defendant to be convicted of murder they must have a mental state showing that they intended to kill another person or act with disregard for human life. Prior to SB 1437, if a defendant committed a felony and a…

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