manslaughter manslaughter  /ˈmæns ˌlɔ tər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) homicide without malice aforethought

Usage(s):

  1. In 1999, Laurent Fabius was acquitted of manslaughter in a case of people given blood transfusions tainted with the HIV virus.
  2. Of manslaughter, not murderA murder's infamy usually derives from the renown of the victim or the ghastliness of the crime.
  3. But this week, as Junta's trial for manslaughter drew to a close, the hockey dads were back in the spotlight.

News

  1. Driver facing manslaughter charges in N.D

    The Texas man who was the driver of the van in the crash that resulted in the deaths of Blake Reynolds, 20, Fairview, and Edmund Kimmel, 18, Roundup is facing two counts of manslaughter in North Dakot
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Sidney Herald

  2. New Hampshire man charged with manslaughter in toddler’s death

    A New Hampshire man was arrested and charged with manslaughter this morning in the death of 2-year-old Noah York in Somersworth, N.H., Friday night, state authorities said. Jared Pope, 30, of Somersworth is expected to be arraigned Monday in Dover District Court, said Geoffrey Ward, an attorney in the criminal bureau of the state attorney general’s office.        
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  3. Manslaughter charges filed

    Joshua Everett of Texas is facing two counts of manslaughter for allegedly causing a traffic crash on Highway 1804 near Williston on June 7 in which two motorcyclists, Blake Reynolds and Edmund Kimmel
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Williston Herald

Quotes

  1. "The judge showed an inexplicable lack of good judgment in a hearing that decided to put someone on the street who had not only in the past been convicted of manslaughter, but had threatened the lives of other individuals and was a flight risk...
    on Nov 24, 2007 By: Mitt Romney Source: FOXNews

  2. "Sir Laurence has advised me that he believes sufficient admissible evidence exists to support the institution of criminal proceedings against Senior Sergeant Chris Hurley for manslaughter of Mulrunji," Mr Shine said. "Furthermore, Sir...
    on Jan 25, 2007 By: Kerry Shine Source: The Australian

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