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    Definition of a Murder

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    Write a 2-page paper. Address the following in your paper:

    Murder is usually categorized based on the relationship between individuals, as well as, how each state defines the taking of a person's life. In your paper, research and discuss how your state defines murder and the associated criteria.

    Support your argument with examples from this week's theory.

    2 references needed

    I need this work done by 4 January 2016

    Thank you

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    http://statelaws.findlaw.com/texas-law/texas-first-degree-murder-laws.html

    http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/PE/htm/PE.19.htm

    Murder is usually categorized based on the relationship between individuals, as well as, how each state defines the taking of a person's life. In your paper, research and discuss how your state defines murder and the associated criteria.
    Support your argument with examples from this week's theory.
    2 references needed

    In the state of Texas MURDER has several different state codes in accordance with the fact of whether it is felony murder, first degree murder, or second degree murder. In addition, someone can also be charged with capital murder in the state of Texas, which would result in this person potentially receiving the death penalty. The first section that deals with murder according to the Texas penal code involves adequate cause or sudden passion, which is predicated upon special circumstances that a jury could deem would ...

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    Definition of a murder is provided. The expert supports arguments from the week's theory.

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