15 05, 2020

What is murder in the second degree?

2020-06-26T09:16:37+00:00May 15th, 2020||

Murder is a class A-1 felony, the most serious crime in New York. There are 5 types of Murder in the Second Degree: Intentional and unlawful killing of another person. NY Penal [...]

14 05, 2020

What is felony murder?

2020-06-26T09:16:44+00:00May 14th, 2020||

Felony Murder occurs when committing a felony, attempting to commit a felony, or while running away from just committing one, someone dies. It’s worth noting that a felony murder charge will only [...]

13 05, 2020

What is aggravated murder?

2020-06-26T09:17:14+00:00May 13th, 2020||

Aggravated Murder involves special cases where the person who died has some special status as defined by the law.  All of these are found under NY Penal Law §125.26. Killing of the [...]

12 05, 2020

What is murder in the first degree?

2020-06-26T09:17:45+00:00May 12th, 2020||

There are over 20 different types of Murder in the First Degree.  These are all listed under various subdivisions of New York Penal Law §125.27. The crime of Murder in the 1st [...]

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