United Methodists Speak Out About Dallas Police Shooting

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Murder versus manslaughter

Per Wikipedia:
Murder is the unlawful killing of another human without justification or valid excuse, especially the unlawful killing of another human being with malice aforethought. This state of mind may, depending upon the jurisdiction, distinguish murder from other forms of unlawful homicide, such as manslaughter. Manslaughter is a killing committed in the absence of malice, brought about by reasonable provocation, or diminished capacity.

It seems to me that the appropriate charge is manslaughter considering the facts and circumstances of the case.

Chad 27 days ago


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