Homicide Law and Filing Your Case
Homicide School Course 07
Starts: 8/12/2024 8:00 AM PDT
Homicide Law and Filing Your Case: Homicide School Course 07
Class Description

This course will explain the different levels of murder, voluntary and involuntary manslaughter, 2nd degree and 1st degree murder, the Felony 187 rule, the current death penalty situation in California, and justifiable homicide. Mike will also discuss the most common mistakes homicide detectives make while trying to file murder cases, real evidence that can be utilized in court vs what is perceived as evidence, how to perform in court and why this step in the prosecution is so critical.

Topics Covered:

  • Types of Murders
  • Theories of Murder Liability
    • Felony-Murder
    • Natural & Probable Consequences
    • Kill Zone
    • Aiding and Abetting
  • Forms of Manslaughter
  • Special Circumstances
  • Self-Defense Issues
  • Common Evidentiary Problems
  • Recent California Changes to Law of Murder

We will utilize ZOOM.GOV for our live streaming to help facilitate attendance, Q & A and manage your time in class. You must be present for 80% of the class to receive a certificate from the live stream. You will receive your ZOOM link the night before class begins. All classes will be available on demand if you cannot make the live stream.