Docket No. 12347.

150 Cal.App.3d 313 (1983)

198 Cal. Rptr. 26

THE PEOPLE, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. ROBERT LEE WATSON, Defendant and Appellant.

Court of Appeals of California, Third District.

December 29, 1983.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case


John K. Van de Kamp, Attorney General, James T. McNally and Thomas R. Yanger, Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Appellant.

Russell J. Swartz, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, and Meek & Swartz for Defendant and Appellant.



In People v. Watson (1981) 30 Cal.3d 290 [179 Cal.Rptr. 43, 637 P.2d 279], the California Supreme Court held for the first time that second degree murder may be charged when the facts surrounding a vehicular homicide support a finding of implied malice. The court consequently reversed...

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