Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 265, Section 14 punishes the crime of Mayhem with imprisonment in the House of Corrections for up to 2.5 years, or commitment to state prison for up to 20 years.
In order for the crime of Mayhem to be proven, the prosecutor has the burden of proving, beyond a reasonable doubt:
- That the defendant acted with a malicious intent to maim or disfigure; and
- That the defendant cut, destroyed, or disabled a limb or member of another person.
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