Stcl First-Class Assignments Miami Law

For QUESTIONS ONE, TWO and THREE, you need only refer to the following list of state statutes for all substantive crimes. For criminal law defenses, however, refer to your own knowledge under both the common law and the Model Penal Code.
FIRST-DEGREE MURDER:
(A) A homicide perpetrated by any kind of willful, deliberate and premeditated killing; or

(B) a killing proximately caused in the perpetration of, or attempt to perpetrate, a felony.


SECOND-DEGREE MURDER:
Any murder which is committed recklessly under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life.

VOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER:
(A) A homicide that would otherwise be murder is committed in a sudden passion or heat of blood caused by provocation sufficient to deprive an average person of his self-control and cool reflection; or
(B) a homicide committed recklessly.

INVOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER:
A homicide committed negligently.

ROBBERY:
The taking of anything of value belonging to another from the person of another, or that is in the immediate control of another, by use of force or intimidation, when the offender leads the victim to reasonably believe he is armed with a dangerous weapon. Robbery is a felony carrying a sentence of no less than 3 and no more than 40 years in prison.

RAPE:
Sexual intercourse with another person by force or threat of force against the will of the other person. Rape is a felony carrying a sentence of up to 20 years in prison.

ATTEMPT
An attempt to commit any other crime is a felony carrying a sentence of up to five years in prison.

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