This comment outlines provocation in California, discusses the evolution of the non-violent homosexual advance defense, and follows with a discussion of cases in California that showcases the way the defense has been used. It also analyzes whether murder is a “reasonable” reaction to a non-violent homosexual advance.
"A Matter of Law: The Non-Violent Homosexual Advance Defense Is Insufficient Evidence of Provocation,"
University of San Francisco Law Review: Vol. 44
, Article 6.
Available at: http://repository.usfca.edu/usflawreview/vol44/iss1/6