involuntary manslaughter
noun Date: circa 1879 manslaughter resulting from the failure to perform a legal duty expressly required to safeguard human life, from the commission of an unlawful act not constituting a felony, or from the commission of a lawful act in a negligent or improper manner

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  • involuntary manslaughter — see manslaughter Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. involuntary manslaughter …   Law dictionary

  • Involuntary manslaughter — bezeichnet: Involuntary manslaughter (England und Wales), einen Straftatbestand in England und Wales Involuntary manslaughter (Vereinigte Staaten), einen Straftatbestand in den Vereinigten Staaten Siehe auch: Tötungsdelikte …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • involuntary manslaughter — noun : manslaughter resulting from the failure to perform a legal duty expressly required to safeguard human life, or from the commission of an unlawful act not constituting a felony, or from the commission of a lawful act in a negligent or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • involuntary manslaughter — killing without intent, accidental killing, causing death by accident (Legal) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • involuntary manslaughter — The unintentional killing of another occasioned by a person engaged at the time in doing some unlawful act not amounting to a felony and not likely or naturally tending to endanger life, or engaged in the doing of a lawful act in an unlawful… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Involuntary manslaughter (England und Wales) — Involuntary manslaughter (dt. ‚fahrlässiger Totschlag‘) bezeichnet im englischen Strafrecht einen Straftatbestand für Tötungsdelikte. Involuntary manslaughter ist nicht durch statute law geregelt, sondern eine common law offence. Das Delikt ist… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • manslaughter — man·slaugh·ter / man ˌslȯ tər/ n: the unlawful killing of a human being without malice compare homicide, murder involuntary manslaughter: manslaughter resulting from the failure to perform a legal duty expressly required to safeguard human life …   Law dictionary

  • involuntary — in·vol·un·tary /in vä lən ˌter ē/ adj: done, made, or initiated contrary to or without one s choice an involuntary confession an involuntary lien an involuntary plaintiff joined in the action in·vol·un·tar·i·ly adv Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of …   Law dictionary

  • Manslaughter — steht für Voluntary manslaughter Involuntary manslaughter den Originaltitel des 1922 gedrehten Films Frauen auf schiefer Bahn den englischen Titel des dänischen Films Totschlag – Im Teufelskreis der Gewalt Diese Seite ist eine …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Manslaughter in English law — Homicide Murder …   Wikipedia

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