https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_(United_States_law)

In the United States, the law regarding murder varies by jurisdiction. In most U.S. jurisdictions ... 1 Jurisdiction; 2 Degrees; 3 Fetal killing; 4 Sentencing guidelines ... The most common separates murder into two degrees (first and second degree  ...

https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-met-laquan-mcdonald-jason-van-dyke-trial-second-degree-murder-explaination-20181004-story.html

Oct 4, 2018 ... Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke was charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, ...

https://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/homicide-murder-manslaughter-32637-2.html

Sometimes the line between manslaughter and murder isn't clear. ... The two main variations of manslaughter are usually referred to as voluntary ... Murder vs.

https://www.diffen.com/difference/First_Degree_Murder_vs_Second_Degree_Murder

Penalty for 1st vs. 2nd degree murder. A person committing first degree murder is usually put in ...

https://murphylawoffice.org/john-murphy-law-office-blog/77-what-s-the-difference-between-homicide-murder-and-manslaughter.html

People are often confused by the terms homicide, murder and manslaughter. When reading ... Two robbers go into a liquor store to steal some cash. The clerk  ...

https://blogs.findlaw.com/blotter/2011/08/difference-between-first-second-degree-murder.html

Aug 29, 2011 ... To help make sense of the degrees of murder, we're going to start with the two most serious crimes in the murder spectrum, and pinpoint just ...

https://criminal.findlaw.com/criminal-charges/second-degree-murder-overview.html

While some states don't use the term "second-degree murder," they probably still divide the crime of murder into two different degrees and impose lower ...

https://law.lis.virginia.gov/vacode/title18.2/chapter4/section18.2-32/

Crimes Against the Person » Article 1. ... Murder, other than capital murder, by poison, lying in wait, imprisonment, starving, or by any willful, ... except as provided in § 18.2-31, is murder of the first degree, punishable as a Class 2 felony.

https://code.dccouncil.us/dc/council/code/sections/22-2104.html

Sentencing procedure for murder in the first degree. ... in excess of 60 years only in accordance with § 22-2104.01 or § 24-403.01(b-2). ... 115, § 1; Mar. 22, 1962 ...

https://criminal-law.freeadvice.com/criminal-law/violent_crimes/degrees.murder.htm

The phrase "degrees of murder" refers to the intent or severity of a particular murder charge. Some states define their degrees of murder numerically. Common ...