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

    …-discussed death of Trayvon Martin, prosecutors in Florida charged George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer, with second-degree murder. Zimmerman was charged with a second-degree offense because prosecutors found no evidence that Martin’s murder was premeditated. To win the trial against Zimmerman, the prosecutor would’ve been required to show…

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  • Are Murder and Homicide the Same Thing?

    … out to buy a gun, purchase ammunition and train at a gun range before shooting the victim, it is fairly clear that they have criminal intent. Legal Penalties The penalties for murder can be very severe. For example, a first degree murder conviction can lead to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole or even the death penalty…

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