I have chosen to discuss three areas of the Proposed Code: the proof requirement (with primary emphasis upon the affirmative defenses), justification, and felony murder. These sections are vital underpinnings of the Proposed Code. The Code makes substantial changes in each of these provisions, all of which deserve and demand critical review.
The Revised Washington Criminal Code's Vital Structure: The Burden of Proof, Felony Murder, and Justification Provisions,
48 Wash. L. Rev.
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