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pree me duh tayt

  • v  consider, ponder, or plan (an action) beforehand
    premeditated murder
  • v  think or reflect beforehand or in advance
    I rarely premeditate, which is a mistake

  • Schmidt asked the jury to find that White's "diminished mental capacity" left him unable to premeditate, deliberate, or harbor malice, the standards for first degree murder.
  • If the jurors, the defense counsel and the psychiatrists are trying to tell us that Dan White May 28 did not premeditate the senseless killings of Mayor Moscone and Supervisor .
  • Said Fuller: "The mentally ill, the insane, can calculate, can plan, can indeed premeditate some of the most bizarre kinds of activities.
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  • UPDATE: Testimony portion of Wolter murder trial complete
    Prosecution and defense attorneys this morning continued exhaustive questioning of a prosecution neuropsychologist in an attempt to rebut each other over whether murder defendant Dennis Wolter had the capacity to premeditate the slaying of his girlfriend, Kori Fredericksen, in May 2011.
    June 11, 2013 - The Columbian
  • Expert says murder suspect does not have brain damage
    A neuropsychologist testified Monday in Clark County Superior Court that murder defendant Dennis Wolter doesn't have brain damage that would have impaired his ability to premeditate the May 2011 murder of his girlfriend, Kori Fredericksen.
    June 11, 2013 - The Columbian

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