• Murder Laws in Texas: Types, Degrees, and Punishments

    …, or that it was carried out with total reckless disregard and abandonment for another human life. Whether the convict is sentenced to the death penalty (capital punishment) depends on specific circumstances. In the well-known murder trial of O.J. Simpson, Los Angeles prosecutors charged the defendant with two first-degree murder counts (the death of Nicole…

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  • Are Murder and Homicide the Same Thing?

    …, a person who makes plans to commit murder may face the most severe legal penalties, including the death penalty. Examples of planning could include studying a victim’s schedule, staking out house or luring a victim into a trap. Preparation is a clear indication of a murderous intent. If a person wants to get revenge on someone else and then goes…

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