But, if manslaughter is on the list of charges, you can be not guilty for 2nd-degree murder, but guilty of manslaughter.
Can a defendant be charged with both 2nd-degree murder and manslaughter at the same time if only one person is dead as a result of the incident?
posted on 04/11/2012 3:41:15 PM PDT
by Momaw Nadon
("...with the ultimate goal of ending tyranny in our world.")
To: Momaw Nadon
Yes. Unless the defense makes a tactical decision to oppose the lesser charges.
posted on 04/11/2012 3:45:00 PM PDT
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