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second-degree

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(Law) US less serious than first-degree crimes
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Specifically, the panel would vote on banning relatives up to the second-degree of consanguinity (relations by blood) and affinity (relations by law) to run for public office.
amp;nbsp; In some murder trials, the only serious question for the jury is not whether the defendant is guilty of murder, but rather which degree of murder hes guilty offirst-degree murder, the premeditated sort, or second-degree murder, which happens without any forethought.
Ortiz faces charges of second-degree criminal trespass, resisting arrest, third-degree escape and tampering with physical evidence - the last charge a result of his changed appearance.
Federal law enforcement officials today arrested 14 owners and employees of New England Compounding Center (NECC) for charges including second-degree murder, racketeering, criminal contempt and mail fraud, in connection with the deadly 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak, according to attorneys at Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro, lead counsel for plaintiffs in the multi-district litigation against NECC.
Second-degree AV block is characterized by intermittent conduction of these impulses from the atria to the ventricles.
Well-known "WWE" superstar Triple H tweeted a photo of the second-degree burns that he suffered during WrestleMania 29.
The most probable explanation of the rhythm shown in the 12-lead ECG and 3-lead rhythm strip (at the bottom) is second-degree SA block.
Freemon Everett Seay, decked out in medieval armour, was arrested on suspicion of second-degree assault after he beat his daughter with a wooden sword
ABSTRACT The literature on students matriculated in the growing number of second-degree nursing programs in the United States typically describes them as exceptional on many parameters of interest.
One day after a man convicted of second-degree murder for his role in the killing of Paxton Police Chief Robert J.
The judge's ruling came on the same day a grand jury charged Tarloff with first degree murder, first-degree assault, first-degree attempted robbery, second-degree murder and second-degree attempted murder.
Gault pleaded not guilty in Hartford, Connecticut, to the original charges of second-degree unlawful restraint, second-degree reckless endangerment, second-degree custodial interference, interfering with a police officer, risk of injury to a minor and three counts of second-degree forgery.