State: South Carolina

State v. Young, 2020 S.C. LEXIS 7 (SC Supreme Court 2020)

State v. Young, 2020 S.C. LEXIS 7 (SC Supreme Court 2020) Supreme Court of South Carolina LOSD Summary: This is a really interesting case involving doctrines of mutual combat, regaining innocence, transferred intent, collective liability as accomplice, and more. Also, there’s an interesting dissent arguing against the expansion of mutual combat doctrine into transferred intent …

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SC 16-11-440. Presumption of reasonable fear of imminent peril when using deadly force against another unlawfully entering residence, occupied vehicle or place of business.

Title 16 – Crimes and Offenses (2018) CHAPTER 11.  OFFENSES AGAINST PROPERTY ARTICLE 1.  GENERAL PROVISIONS ARTICLE 6.  PROTECTION OF PERSONS AND PROPERTY SECTION 16-11-440. Presumption of reasonable fear of imminent peril when using deadly force against another unlawfully entering residence, occupied vehicle or place of business.  (A) A person is presumed to have a …

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