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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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There has never been such a thing as a lost cause for Shearer, even in these last two seasons when the knees have been screaming bloody murder and it has become harder and harder to get out of bed in the morning.
Tourists were being killed and the media was screaming bloody murder.
The densely deviant behavior improvised by McCarthy's actors (spreading chocolate on each other or sawing off limbs and noses, screaming bloody murder in the former instance while partaking of a strange cocktail party in the latter) is captured on camera from multiple angles.
In the Northwest, where the timber industry and the legislators they've got in their pockets have been screaming bloody murder over the slow-down in old-growth logging, only 10 percent of the original forests remain.
But the deeper disappointment is that it was so easy for the lobbies and the Democrats to spook the public by screaming bloody murder.