Recent Examples of premeditate from the Web
The videos, all shorter than 90 seconds, will almost certainly bolster the prosecution's efforts to convict Cruz of first-degree murder, a capital offense: Under Florida law, such charges must be premeditated.
Ghazali's attorney Blake Ballin told The Commercial Appeal that the charge is unwarranted because the act was reckless, not premeditated.
Asgeirr Ulfr is charged with first degree premeditated murder of Christina Danielle Scarr, 20, after investigators issued a warrant for his arrest on Friday.
Fielder has been charged with two counts of premeditated murder.
Nonetheless, prosecutor Frankie Grimsman repeatedly introduced evidence suggesting the murder was premeditated, despite orders by Duncan not to do so.
The Sacramento Superior Court jury also found Tinsley and Watson guilty of three counts of premeditated attempted murder, the DA's Office said in a news release.
The failure of Blanc's efforts didn't prevent prosecutors from attaching two counts of abusing a dead human body to the two counts of premeditated murder.
Cruz is now charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder.
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PREMEDITATE Defined for Kids
legal Definition of premeditate
- must premeditate the killing and deliberate about it
- —W. R. LaFave and A. W. Scott, Jr.
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