Arson is often viewed as burning down an empty house or business for insurance proceeds. It can also be a malicious act of revenge meant to get “even” after someone feels disrespected, often in the context of a romantic relationship or in the employment context. What must the prosecutor prove to convict someone of arson? What are the defenses? Is it a wobbler? Is it a strike? What is the punishment? Click on the following link to read answers to these questions.