Can Sleepwalking Be a Defense to Attempted Murder?

Attempted murder, as most criminal defenses will be quick to point out, requires the specific intent to cause the death of another person.  In this regard, the goal of the conduct must be clear, in contrast to murder and manslaughter, which with the exception of first degree murder, may be easier ironically, to prove for the prosecutor.  Consequently, is someone is sleepwalking and charged with attempted murder, can that person be charged with attempted murder?  Click on the following link to find out the answer.

http://www.greghillassociates.com/can-sleepwalking-be-a-defense-to-attempted-murder.html.

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