“The problem with the felony murder rule is it’s anachronistic. It’s an old rule from way back in old England. It has been carried through for hundreds of years to the courts now. In many respects it’s unfair.”
Senate Bill 1437, seeking to reform this practice which exacerbates gender/racial disparities in our justice system, will face the Assembly Appropriations Committee tomorrow.
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Read today’s article on ABC Fresno covering SB 1437 here.
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