Law School Discussion

Division of murders

Division of murders
« on: September 26, 2011, 12:24:38 AM »
I have a question in my Crim law class:

What are the retributive arguments supporting the division of murders into degrees? ( this I understand )
What are the criticisms of the way this has been done, given most courts hold that premeditation can occur within a matter of a few seconds? (unsure)????....