Week 4-1pol303 - Hi Everyone List and explain the elements...

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Hi Everyone, List and explain the elements of the various degrees of homicide and explain when the taking of a human life not a crime. Research and summarize your state law pertaining to homicide. Provide one example of a homicide and identify the type of crime you believe was committed and why. There are three different kinds of homicides; they are criminal, justifiable, and excusable as well as various degrees (Davenport, A. 2009). In criminal homicides, there is premeditated murder where the person planned and executed the plan when killing someone. There is also transferred intent when a person intends to kill one person and accidentally kills someone else. These are first-degree murders. When one intends to just beat someone up, but instead kills him that is intent to do serious bodily harm as a lesser degree of murder, second degree or even manslaughter. There is even a felony murder rule whereas, for example, a driver, included in the burglary of a bank, being held responsible if one of his partners kills someone inside the bank, the he can also be
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This note was uploaded on 12/28/2010 for the course POL POL303 taught by Professor Knox during the Fall '10 term at Ashford University.

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Week 4-1pol303 - Hi Everyone List and explain the elements...

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