§ 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–Preservingpeace
§ 22-16-34 Justifiable homicide–Resisting attempted murder–Resisting felony on personor in dwelling house
§ 22-16-35 Justifiable homicide–Defense of person–Defense of other persons inhousehold
§ 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

  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Person: includes natural persons, partnerships, associations, cooperative corporations, limited liability companies, and corporations. 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.