Crimes of Violence Against a Victim Sixty-Five Years of Age or Older — Louisiana Law

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Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. — Attorney New Orleans


Perpetration of certain crimes of violence against a victim sixty-five years of age or older — La RS 14:50.2

The court in its discretion may sentence, in addition to any other penalty provided by law, any person who is convicted of a crime of violence or of an attempt to commit any of the crime of violence with the exception of first degree murder, second degree murder, aggravated assault, aggravated rape and aggravated kidnapping, to an additional three years’ imprisonment when the victim of such crime is 65 years of age or older at the time the crime is committed.


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