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    Case of Samantha Clark

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    Facts: Samantha Clerk returned from a prayer meeting in the church to find her husband in a homosexual act with her gardener in full view of her children. She went into her bedroom and after twenty minutes came out and shot her husband dead. She claimed that she had shot him dead to protect her children.
    Was Samantha guilty of murder?
    Can the cost of bringing up children be used to reduce the sentence?
    Can the high cost of incarceration be considered to award a higher punishment?
    Legal Analysis:
    Samantha was guilty of murder; the criminal statute 320-1 says that any person who ...

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