Category: <span>violent crimes</span>

felony murder rule

Does Arizona Follow the Felony Murder Rule?

Does Arizona Follow the Felony Murder Rule? One of the more controversial issues in criminal law has to do with something called the felony-murder rule. Under this rule, if someone dies while you’re in the middle of committing a felony, you can be charged with murder. It doesn’t matter whether you intended for anyone to […]
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what is considered stalking

What is Considered Stalking in Arizona?

What is Considered Stalking in Arizona? Criminal law in the U.S. is very complicated, and the rules vary across the different states. This complication is because the various U.S. states have different definitions and penalties for each offense. Stalking is one of the trickier areas of criminal law in Arizona. The meaning of and what […]
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Different Types of Murder Charges in Arizona

Different Types of Murder Charges in Arizona A murder accusation is one of the most serious charges you can ever get. This is why it’s very important that you get a skilled and even an aggressive lawyer who will create a strong defense for you. Arizona has several classes of murder, including first- and second-degree […]
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kidnapping defenses

Kidnapping Defenses in Arizona

Kidnapping Defenses in Arizona Being charged with kidnapping carries serious repercussions in Arizona. Depending on the specifics of the offense, kidnapping is a Class 4 to Class 2 felony. A Class 4 felony carries a sentence of up to 3.75 years in prison and in the case of a Class 2 felony, the sentence could […]
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