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Second degree murder
committed with malice but without deliberation or premeditation.

1st degree murder
planned in advance and done with malice or during the commission of dangerous felony.
in law, especially tort law, the breach of an obligation (duty) to act with care, or the failure to act as a reasonable and prudent person would under similar circumstances.
an intentional violation of the law of crimes or tortsthat injures another person.
Involuntary manslaughter
killing in which there is no intention to kill at all.
the taking of human life.
Voluntary manslaughter
killing done in the heat of passion provoked by acts of the victim such as to cause a reasonable man to act rashly and without reflection.
excusable if it is the result of an accident that occurred during a lawful act and that did not amount to criminal negligence.