§ 30-2-1 Murder
§ 30-2-3 Manslaughter
§ 30-2-4 Assisting suicide
§ 30-2-5 Excusable homicide
§ 30-2-6 Justifiable homicide by public officer or public employee
§ 30-2-7 Justifiable homicide by citizen
§ 30-2-8 When homicide is excusable or justifiable defendant to be acquitted
§ 30-2-9 Murderer may not profit from wrongdoing; public policy
§ 30-3-1 Assault
§ 30-3-2 Aggravated assault
§ 30-3-3 Assault with intent to commit a violent felony
§ 30-3-4 Battery
§ 30-3-5 Aggravated battery
§ 30-3-6 Reasonable detention; assault, battery, public affray or criminal damage to property
§ 30-3-7 Injury to pregnant woman
§ 30-3-8 Shooting at dwelling or occupied building; shooting at or from a motor vehicle
§ 30-3-8.1 Seizure and forfeiture of motor vehicle; procedure
§ 30-3-8.2 Court record of conviction; revocation of driver’s license
§ 30-3-9 Assault; battery; school personnel
§ 30-3-9.1 Assault; battery; sports officials
§ 30-3-9.2 Assault; battery; health care personnel
§ 30-3-10 Short title
§ 30-3-11 Definitions
§ 30-3-12 Assault against a household member
§ 30-3-13 Aggravated assault against a household member
§ 30-3-14 Assault against a household member with intent to commit a violent felony
§ 30-3-15 Battery against a household member
§ 30-3-16 Aggravated battery against a household member
§ 30-3-17 Multiple convictions of battery or aggravated battery
§ 30-3-18 Criminal damage to property of household member;

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes > Chapter 30 > Article 2 - Homicide

  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.