Involuntary Manslaughter

Some articles on involuntary manslaughter, manslaughter:

Sean W. Kennedy - Pre-trial
... The charge of murder was reduced to involuntary manslaughter not only because there was no conscious premeditated desire to kill Kennedy, but also because there is no middle step in South ... Unable to secure a conviction for murder, the trial lawyers opted for involuntary manslaughter in order to get the violent activity onto Moller's record ...
Manslaughter In English Law - Involuntary Manslaughter - Unlawful (constructive) Act Manslaughter and The Liability Imposed On Drug Suppliers
... Kennedy was found guilty of manslaughter and appealed on the grounds that there must be an unlawful act which caused the victim's death ... Kennedy was acquitted of manslaughter ...
BART Police Shooting Of Oscar Grant - Criminal Trial - Closing Arguments and Verdict
... (with a sentence of 15 years to life in prison), voluntary manslaughter (3 to 11 years), or involuntary manslaughter (2 to 4 years) in addition the jury could have decided to acquit ... Intention meant murder or voluntary manslaughter, and an accident indicated recklessness on Mehserle's part and thus involuntary manslaughter ... provocation by "sources other than the suspect(s)" can make one guilty of voluntary manslaughter ...
January 2009 Riots, Oakland, California - Criminal Trial - Closing Arguments and Verdict
... a sentence of 15 years to life in prison), voluntary manslaughter (3 to 11 years), or involuntary manslaughter (2 to 4 years) in addition the jury could have decided to acquit ... Intention meant murder or voluntary manslaughter, and an accident indicated recklessness on Mehserle's part and thus involuntary manslaughter ... can make one guilty of voluntary manslaughter ...
Murder In The United States - Degrees of Murder in The United States
... The most common separates murder into two degrees, and treats voluntary and involuntary manslaughter as separate crimes that do not constitute murder ... Voluntary manslaughter sometimes called a "Heat of Passion" murder, is any intentional killing that involved no prior intent to kill, and which was committed under such circumstances that ... discovery of infidelity, however, it may be mitigated to voluntary manslaughter ...

Famous quotes containing the words manslaughter and/or involuntary:

    I wonder what subtle form of manslaughter is next on the program. Am I to be dropped into a vat of molten steel and become part of a new skyscraper, or are you going to ask this female to kiss me again and poison me to death?
    Ernest Lehman (b.1920)

    How often our involuntary facial motions testify to the thoughts we were keeping secret, and betray us to those around!
    Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592)