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PEOPLE v. LIMA, D041856

Since defendant's attempt to escape the scene of a robbery by engaging in a high-speed, dangerous chase was an intentional act committed with a conscious disregard for life, the "provocative act" theory of murder was properly applied.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 04/14/2004
  • Published 05/04/2004


  • NARES, J.


  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellees:
  •  Gregory Marshall, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, Palo Cedro, for Defendant and Appellant., Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Robert R. Anderson, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Gary W. Schons, Assistant Attorney General, Steven T. Oetting and Gil P. Gonzalez, Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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