Thibodaux, LA asked in Criminal Law for Louisiana

Q: Was attempt simple arson effective in July 2007?

I saw data that spoke vaguely about attempt simple arson and how it was placed in effect in July 2007, was that the first time that the law was implemented or was it an amendment from a greater charge?

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J. Heath Dillon
J. Heath Dillon
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  • Leesville, LA
  • Licensed in Louisiana

A: Yes, both simple arson and attempt (so attempted simple arson) were enunciated crimes in Louisiana long before 2007. Not sure what you saw.

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