Originally Posted by Buzzcook
Frank: there is also Intentional, premeditated and without malice. Probably not a legal distinction, but Kevorkian and abuse excuses would fit that description....
Yes, that is not a legal distinction. These are not separate types of homicides. See my definitions in post 18 again:
Originally Posted by Frank Ettin
... A homicide can be --
- The result of reckless (or willful, wanton and reckless) conduct;
- Intentional without malice (evil intent);
- Intentional with malice; and
- Intentional, premeditated and with malice.
Homicides  -  are crimes: involuntary manslaughter, voluntary manslaughter, murder, and first degree murder, respectively....
"Intentional", "premeditated", and/or "malice" are elements of the definitions of various criminal homicides.