Criminal Defense

Difference Between 1st degree murder, 2nd degree murder, and manslaughter?

Difference between 1st degree murder, 2nd degree murder, and manslaughter

What is the difference between first-degree murder, and second-degree murder and then involuntary manslaughter, voluntary manslaughter? First-degree murder the central part of murder is intent. What is your intention? Malice of forethought that you have the intent to kill someone or cause great bodily harm. We have a fairly natural idea of what this is…