Here, Y was 13 years old when she had intercourse with D, a 25-year-old man. D is guilty of statutory rape, thus D. is incorrect. The answer would only be different if the state's law allowed for intercourse with a 15-year-old. Here, Z was Y's partner and was killed by a police officer during his apprehension. Z would not have been murdered had it not been for Z. And Y committing the crime and Z. fleeing from the police. However, Y had already been arrested for the crime and was being escorted to the police station when Z. was killed. Therefore, Z's death was not directly associated with the robbery.
2. False imprisonment is the illegal confinement of one individual against his or her will by another individual in such a manner as to violate the confined individual's right to be free from restraint of movement (367). Here, X orders Y to go into an isolated alley off of a busy street. X was only five feet into the alley, however, X was brought to the alley against her will and forced to remain until she handed over the money. Thus, Y was falsely imprisoned or kidnapped.
3. Voluntary manslaughter is the act of killing another in heat of passion, self-defense, or while committing a felony (405). Heat of passion is defined as acting immediately after the provocation, without time to cool off (406). Here, X walks in on Y and discovers Y in a passionate embrace with X's best friend F. X then goes the next day to F's house and kills F. In a fit of passion. Additionally, X did not mind that Y and F. were having an affair. Here, F was not the source of X's fit of passion, therefore X did not act in the heat of passion and will be found guilty of a higher degree of murder.
4. Felony murder is defined as the ...
Under the sixth amendment, all people who are arrested have the right to an attorney (296). Under Miranda v. Arizona, it became required that police officers remind a suspect of this right and must end questioning whenever a suspect requests that an attorney be present (338). Questioning cannot continue without the presence of an attorney, or at the clear waiver of this right by the suspect (347). Here, X invoked his right to an attorney. P, however, continued interrogating X, after commenting that he would have to wait a long time for an attorney. After which X confesses. X's right to an attorney was…
Here, Z was Y's partner and was killed by a police officer during his apprehension. Z would not have been murdered had it not been for Z. And Y committing the crime and Z. fleeing from the police. However, Y had already been arrested for the crime and was being escorted to the police station when Z. was killed. Therefore, Z's death was not directly associated with the robbery.
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