Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    In murder, a sedate and deliberate mind and formed design to kill, evidenced by external circumstances discovering that inward intention. See 30 Tex. App. 129, 28 Am. St. Rep. 895, 16 S. W. 767; malice which is proved as opposed to implied malice; malice in fact. See 2 Tex. Civ. App. 107, 21 S. W. 384.