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State Second Degree Murder Laws

Most states have second degree murder laws in the books, outlining the specific ways in which a crime of homicide may fall into that category, as opposed to first degree murder or manslaughter. Please choose a state from the map or the list below for state-specific definitions and statutes for second degree murder, including in depth overviews of select states' second degree murder offenses, penalties, and more.

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