§ 22-16-1 Homicide defined
§ 22-16-1.1 Fetal homicide–Felony–Application
§ 22-16-2 Corpus delicti–Proof beyond reasonable doubt
§ 22-16-3 Relationship between accused and victim bearing on degree of homicide
§ 22-16-4 Homicide as murder in the first degree
§ 22-16-5 Premeditated design to effect the death defined
§ 22-16-6 Anger or voluntary intoxication not reducing degree of crime
§ 22-16-7 Homicide as murder in the second degree
§ 22-16-8 Lack of intent to injure not reducing degree of crime
§ 22-16-20.1 Lesser included offenses
§ 22-16-20.2 Lesser included offense instruction
§ 22-16-31 Excusable homicide–Heat of passion–Provocation–Sudden combat–Limitations
§ 22-16-32 Justifiable homicide-Law enforcement officers or at command of officer–Overcoming resistance–Capturing or arresting fleeing felons
§ 22-16-33 Justifiable homicide–Apprehending felon–Suppressing riot–Preserving peace
§ 22-16-34 Justifiable homicide–Resisting attempted murder–Resisting felony on person or in dwelling house
§ 22-16-35 Justifiable homicide–Defense of person–Defense of other persons in household
§ 22-16-36 Suicide defined
§ 22-16-37 Aiding and abetting suicide–Felony
§ 22-16-39 Incapability of suicide no defense
§ 22-16-40 Duty of law officers to report suicide attempts
§ 22-16-41 Vehicular homicide

Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws > Title 22 > Chapter 16

  • Consideration: any type of property or thing of legal value, whether delivered in the past, present or to be delivered in the future. See South Dakota Codified Laws 22-1-2
  • Dangerous weapon: or "deadly weapon" any firearm, stun gun, knife, or device, instrument, material, or substance, whether animate or inanimate, which is calculated or designed to inflict death or serious bodily harm, or by the manner in which it is used is likely to inflict death or serious bodily harm. See South Dakota Codified Laws 22-1-2
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Destructive device:
 . See South Dakota Codified Laws 22-1-2
  • Explosive: any substance, or combination of substances, that is used for the purpose of detonation and which, upon exposure to any external or internal force or condition, is capable of a relatively instantaneous release of gas and heat. See South Dakota Codified Laws 22-1-2
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Intoxication: a disturbance of mental or physical capacities resulting from the introduction of substances into the body. See South Dakota Codified Laws 22-1-2
  • Law enforcement officer: any officer, prosecutor, or employee of the state or any of its political subdivisions or of the United States, or, while on duty, an agent or employee of a railroad or express company or security personnel of an airline or airport, who is responsible for the prevention, detection, or prosecution of crimes, for the enforcement of the criminal or highway traffic laws of the state, or for the supervision of confined persons or those persons on supervised release or probation. See South Dakota Codified Laws 22-1-2
  • Offense: or "public offense" any crime, petty offense, violation of a city or county ordinance, or act prohibited by state or federal law. See South Dakota Codified Laws 22-1-2
  • Person: any natural person, unborn child, association, limited liability company, corporation, firm, organization, partnership, or society. See South Dakota Codified Laws 22-1-2
  • Process: any writ, warrant, summons, or order issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See South Dakota Codified Laws 22-1-2
  • Serious bodily injury: such injury as is grave and not trivial, and gives rise to apprehension of danger to life, health, or limb. See South Dakota Codified Laws 22-1-2
  • State: the State of South Dakota. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Unborn child: an individual organism of the species homo sapiens from fertilization until live birth. See South Dakota Codified Laws 22-1-2
  • Victim: any natural person against whom the defendant in a criminal prosecution has committed or attempted to commit a crime. See South Dakota Codified Laws 22-1-2
  • Voluntary intoxication: intoxication caused by substances that an actor knowingly introduces into his or her body, the tendency of which is to cause intoxication. See South Dakota Codified Laws 22-1-2