10 U.S.C. § 918 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 10. Armed Forces § 918. Art. 118. Murder
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Any person subject to this chapter who, without justification or excuse, unlawfully kills a human being, when he--
has a premeditated design to kill;
intends to kill or inflict great bodily harm;
is engaged in an act which is inherently dangerous to another and evinces a wanton disregard of human life; or
is engaged in the perpetration or attempted perpetration of burglary, forcible sodomy, rape, rape of a child, sexual assault, sexual assault of a child, aggravated sexual contact, sexual abuse of a child, robbery, or aggravated arson;
is guilty of murder, and shall suffer such punishment as a court-martial may direct, except that if found guilty under clause (1) or (4), he shall suffer death or imprisonment for life as a court-martial may direct.
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