A political jurisdiction such as the federal government, state government, county government or municipality may take it upon themselves to enact ordinances or pass laws that prohibit certain activities and assess penalties conviction. For this discussion, locate the state statutes for any state you choose concerning a prohibited act such as a murder, rape, robbery. In your discussion board post, include the following information:
• the state and statute you chose
• the “elements of the crime” contained in the statute
• What must be proven by the prosecution to convict?
• the penalties associated with conviction
Explanation & Answer
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California Murder Laws
I have chosen California as my state. In California, murder is considered as the illegal killing of a
person with malice aforethought. The different levels of murder severity in California are Firstdegree murder, second-degree murder, and capital murder. In this state, murder cases are charged
under the Penal Code 187 (a) pc and decisions made can be on different perspectives or theories.
For example, the prosecution might charge a ...
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