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It appears that there's different types of second degree murder.Just think of it as being like an HTA demerit points grid. Practically the same idea.
Chart providing details of New York Second Degree Murder Laws
Federal statute states that anyone guilty of murder in the second degree shall be imprisoned for any term of years or for life.
After a jury has found a defendant guilty of second degree murder, the case moves on to the sentencing phase. Learn about the sentencing and penalties for second degree murder cases, and more, by visiting FindLaw's section on Homicide.