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The unlawful killing of a human being by another with malice aforethought, either express or implied


n the intentional termination of another human being's life through physical (violent), chemical (poisoning, illicit drugs, etc.), or neglectful (abusive) means.

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Q. My friend is imprisoned for a planned murder. My friend is imprisoned for a planned murder. Family and friend assumes that he is bipolar, but as yet he is not been diagnosed. He has answered yes to all the questions in a questionnaire to indicate bipolar. Bipolar do commit murder often and would he have been manic when he did it?

A. It is not uncommon for someone suffering with bipolar to commit crimes, mostly this happens in a manic state. His family can talk to his lawyer about getting him a pychological evaluation, if he is dagnosed bipolar they can begin to treat him. He will still be responsible for his actions but they can work with him to make him better. Good luck

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No wonder these murderous simpletons think they are Bonnie and Clyde.
After the French Revolution degenerated into murderous chaos and gave rise to Bonapartism, an illuminist scattering took place, leading to the creation of radical secret societies across Europe and Latin America, according to Billington.
Mr Flanagan said: "The IRA continues to show murderous intent towards our officers and callous disregard for the safety of everyone else.
His father is dying after having been attack by a murderous bear, and he wants Torak to undertake a quest to the Mountain of the World Spirit to destroy the bear, whose soul has been possessed by a demon.
The movie's strong points are its clever chase sequences, in which Jaa outruns (or levitates over) gangs of murderous baddies through obstacle courses of everyday Bangkok commerce and street traffic.
A report issued in late July by Human Rights Watch accused UN and NATO peacekeepers, stationed in Kosovo for the supposed purpose of maintaining order, of passively abetting the murderous rampage.
Asst Chf Const Freddy Hall said at the scene of the explosion: "It's a miracle no one was killed or seriously injured in this murderous attack.
After being transferred to patrol duty at a prestigious college, Gibson discovers that the now-executed murderer is part of a professor's strange experiment that results in his being brought back to life, his murderous drive still intact.
It's never explicit, but Sedgwick evokes the era of the Vikings' murderous incursions into Great Britain in this suspenseful, violent tale: this might make an interesting companion to Michael Cadnum's Raven of the Waves, which tells of those raids from the Viking point of view.
Dillane - utilizing no props, scene changes or exits - plays the ambitious Thane of Glamis, his murderous Lady, unlucky King Duncan and every other speaking character.
For nearly four years, Mikhail Gorbachev presided over the murderous Soviet occupation of Afghanistan, which resulted in the death of millions of Afghans.