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In the following example we are searching PA State Statute for Murder 1
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When you click on the link, you obtain the following definitions, note that your keywords will be highlighted in red:
(a) Murder of the first degree. --
A criminal homicide constitutes murder of the first degree when it is committed by an intentional killing.
(b) Murder of the second degree. --
A criminal homicide constitutes murder of the second degree when it is committed while defendant was engaged as a principal or an accomplice in the perpetration of a felony.
(c) Murder of the third degree. --
All other kinds of murder shall be murder of the third degree. Murder of the third degree is a felony of the first degree.
(d) Definitions. --
As used in this section the following words and phrases shall have the meanings given to them in this subsection:
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