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Jury box and benchPart 5: Crimes Against Life
 

5.1 MURDER AND MANSLAUGHTER
5.1 Introduction to Murder and Manslaughter
5.1-1 Murder -- 53a-54a (a)
5.1-2 Manslaughter in the First Degree (Intentional) -- 53a-55 (a) (1)
5.1-3 Manslaughter in the First Degree (Reckless Indifference) -- 53a-55 (a) (3)
5.1-4 Manslaughter in the Second Degree -- 53a-56 (a) (1)
5.1-5 Manslaughter with a Firearm -- 53a-55a and 53a-56a
5.1-6 Criminally Negligent Homicide -- 53a-58
5.1-7 Manslaughter in the Second Degree (Aiding Suicide) -- 53a-56 (a) (2)

5.2 AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSE OF EXTREME EMOTIONAL DISTURBANCE
5.2-1 Affirmative Defense of Extreme Emotional Disturbance -- 53a-54a (a) and 53a-55 (a) (2)

5.3 MANSLAUGHTER, MISCONDUCT AND NEGLIGENT HOMICIDE WITH A MOTOR VEHICLE
5.3-1 Manslaughter in the Second Degree with a Motor Vehicle -- 53a-56b
5.3-2 Misconduct with a Motor Vehicle -- 53a-57
5.3-3 Negligent Homicide with a Motor Vehicle -- 14-222a

5.4 FELONY MURDER AND ARSON MURDER
5.4-1 Felony Murder -- 53a-54c
5.4-2 Affirmative Defense to Felony Murder -- 53a-54c
5.4-3 Arson Murder -- 53a-54d

5.5 CAPITAL FELONY OR MURDER WITH SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES
5.5-1 Capital Felony or Murder with Special Circumstances -- 53a-54b

 

     

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