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Arkansas Code Title 5. Criminal Offenses § 5-51-201. Treason

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(a) Treason against the state shall consist only in:

(1) Levying war against the state;  or

(2) Adhering to the state's enemies, giving them aid and comfort.

(b) No person shall be convicted of treason unless on:

(1) The testimony of two (2) witnesses to the same overt act;  or

(2) The person's own confession in open court.

(c) Treason is punishable by death or life imprisonment without parole pursuant to §§ 5-4-601 -- 5-4-605, 5-4-607, and 5-4-608.

(d) For all purposes other than disposition under §§ 5-4-101 -- 5-4-104, 5-4-201 -- 5-4-204, 5-4-301 -- 5-4-307, 5-4-401 -- 5-4-404, 5-4-501 -- 5-4-504, 5-4-601 -- 5-4-605, 5-4-607, 5-4-608, 16-93-307, 16-93-313, and 16-93-314, treason is a Class A felony.

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