In Chapter 10 of the primary text, Siegel discusses different forms of violent crimes; specifically, he discusses the different degrees and types of homicide (2015). After reading this chapter, discuss the different degrees of homicide and the elements needed for each degree, as well as the different murderous relationships. In addition, choose two types of homicide and provide examples of each in the form of a scenario. When responding to this discussion question, use terms associated with the study of crime and criminology.
Your initial post should be at least 300 words in length. Support your contentions with citations from the text and/or other scholarly sources.
According to Siegel (2015), homicide is defined according to its degree. First-degree homicide usually takes place where an individual murders another following premeditation and deliberation. On one hand, premeditation implies that the killing had been contemplated earlier and that it had been inspired by more than a mere desire to participate in a violent deed. Consideration, on...
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