Murder

Murder is the unlawful killing, with malice aforethought, of another human, and generally this premeditated state of mind distinguishes murder from other forms of unlawful homicide (such as manslaughter). As the loss of a human being may inflict grief upon the individuals close to the victim, and the commission of a murder is highly detrimental to...
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murder

to kill a person unlawfully, with malice aforethought
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Murder

• (n.) The offense of killing a human being with malice prepense or aforethought, express or implied; intentional and unlawful homicide. • (n.) To destroy; to put an end to. • (n.) To kill with premediated malice; to kill (a human being) willfully, deliberately, and unlawfully. See Murder, n. • (n.) To mutilate, spoil, or deform...
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murder

1. To kill with premediated malice; to kill (a human being) willfully, deliberately, and unlawfully. See Murder. ... 2. To destroy; to put an end to. '[Canst thou] murder thy breath in middle of a word?' (Shak) ... 3. To mutilate, spoil, or deform, as if with malice or cruelty; to mangle; as, to murder the king's English. ... Synonym: To kill, assa...
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murder

verb alter so as to make unrecognizable; `The tourists murdered the French language`
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murder

slaying noun unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being
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Murder

[Abolition of Death Penalty] The Murder (Abolition of Death Penalty) Act 1965 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It abolished the death penalty for murder in Great Britain (the death penalty for murder survived in Northern Ireland until 1973). The Act replaced the penalty of death with a mandatory sentence of imprisonment fo...
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Murder

[Australian law] Murder is defined in the New South Wales (NSW) Crimes Act 1900 as follows: Under NSW State law, the maximum penalty for murder is 20 years with a standard non-parole period of 15 years, or 19 years for the murder of a child under the age of 18, and a mandatory sentence of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole ...
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Murder

[Brazilian law] In Brazil, homicide is punished under article 121 of the Penal Code. It is split into two different categories: homicídio doloso (where the agent acts with the intent to kill, or taking the risk of killing as being a predictable consequence of his or her acts), and homicídio culposo (where the agent has no intention to kil...
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Murder

[Canadian law] As defined in the Criminal Code of Canada, murder is a culpable homicide with specific intentions. ==Types of culpable homicide== Culpable homicide is defined as causing the death of a human being, In addition, depending on the type of homicide offence, there may be different degrees of causation that the Crown is required to...
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Murder

[Croatian law] In Croatia, murder is classified into 3 categories: ubojstvo, teško ubojstvo and usmrćenje according to the 10th section of the Criminal Law of 2011. ==Teško ubojstvo: Murder with Special Circumstances== Any murder of a police officer, child under the age of 14, murder of multiple people, or murder committed along with any...
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Murder

[Cuban law] Murder in Cuba is classified into three major categories: murder with special circumstances, murder, and manslaughter. ==Categories== ===Murder with Special Circumstances=== Murder with special circumstances is: It is punishable with life imprisonment or death penalty. ===Murder=== Premeditated or non-premeditated intentional mu...
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Murder

[Danish law] In Denmark manddrab (manslaughter) is the term used by the Danish penalty law to describe the act of intentionally killing another person. No distinction between manslaughter and murder exists. The penalty goes from a minimum of five years (six years in the case of regicide) to imprisonment for life. Besides the general offence...
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Murder

[Dutch law] By Dutch law, murder (moord) is punishable by a maximum sentence of life imprisonment, which is the longest prison sentence the law allows. A common misconception is that the maximum sentence is 30 years (20 until 2006): this is the longest sentence that can be imposed other than life imprisonment. A life sentence is given 4 to ...
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Murder

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Murder

[Finnish law] In Finland, murder is defined as homicide with at least one of four aggravating factors: Further, the offense considered as a whole must be aggravated. A murder doesn`t expire. The only possible punishment for murder is life imprisonment. Typically, the prisoner will be pardoned by the Helsinki Court of Appeals after serving 1...
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Murder

[French law] In the French penal code, murder is defined by the intentional killing of another person. Murder is punishable by a maximum of 30 years of criminal imprisonment (no more than 20 years if the defendant is not sentenced to 30 years). Assassination (murder with premeditation) and murder in some special case (if the victim is a chi...
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Murder

[German law] In Germany the term Mord (murder) is officially used for the intentional killing of another person, but only if the case is especially severe. The requirements can be read in § 211 of the German Criminal Code, Strafgesetzbuch (StGB): Those qualifying circumstances are categorized into three groups: The first and third group ar...
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Murder

[Hong Kong] The Offences against the Person Ordinance (Cap.212) and the Homicide Ordinance (Cap.339) are the main statutes that govern homicide. However, no definition of any type of unlawful homicide is available in the Ordinances. As a result, common law definitions remain largely relevant to Hong Kong. ==Murder== The definition of murder...
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Murder

[Italian law] By Italian law, murder (omicidio omiˈtʃidjo) is regulated by articles 575-582, 584-585, and 589 of the Penal Code (Codice Penale). In general, according to Art.575, `whoever causes the death of a human being is punishable by no less than 21 years in prison`; nevertheless, the law indicates a series of circumstances under whi...
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Murder

[law of India] In India according to the Indian Penal Code, 1860, murder is defined as follows: ...
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Murder

[offence under the common law of Northern Ireland] ...
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Murder

[People`s Republic of China law] The Chinese Penalty Law, as amended in 1997, provides for a penalty of death, or imprisonment for life or no less than 10 years, for `killing with intent.` However, the penalty for `minor killing with intent` is imprisonment for no less than 3 years. In practice, `killing with indignation` (killing someone w...
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Murder

[Peruvian law] Murder in Peru is classified into three major categories: Is punishable with a mandatory life sentence. ...
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Murder

[Portuguese law] The Portuguese Penal Code was adopted in 1982 and has been revised on several occasions, most recently in 2007. It devotes a whole chapter on `crimes against human life`. In fact, the very first crime addressed on that code is murder. The Portuguese Constitution (adopted in 1976) expressly forbids the death penalty (art. 24...
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