Four Stories of the Felony Murder Rule in California

Four Stories of the Felony Murder Rule in California

From the Court of Appeals opinion in a young woman’s case in the Central Valley: V.J. was found guilty of first degree felony murder for her participation in an altercation that led to the death of one individual. Her co-defendant, the perpetrator of the homicide, was a man who rented a small house behind her home and had a history of violence. He had instructed V.J. to…