Felony murder rule (Texas)

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Texas's felony murder rule, codified in Texas Penal Code § 19.02(b)(3),[1] states that a person commits murder if he "commits or attempts to commit a felony, other than manslaughter, and in the course of and in furtherance of the commission or attempt, or in immediate flight from the commission or attempt, he commits or attempts to commit an act clearly dangerous to human life that causes the death of an individual."

The Felony Murder Rule is sometimes confused with the Law of Parties,[2] which states that a person can be criminally responsible for the actions of another if he or she aids and abets, or conspires with the principal.

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