Cal. Pen. Code § 1097

Current through the 2021 Legislative Session
Section 1097 - Conviction of lowest degree if reasonable ground of doubt

When it appears that the defendant has committed a public offense, or attempted to commit a public offense, and there is reasonable ground of doubt in which of two or more degrees of the crime or attempted crime he is guilty, he can be convicted of the lowest of such degrees only.

Ca. Pen. Code § 1097

Amended by Stats. 1978, Ch. 1166.