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Homicide
The killing of another person.
Homicide can be criminal, noncriminal, or negligent.
Involuntary Manslaughter
Unintentional but done during an unlawful act of a lesser nature.
Voluntary Manslaughter
Intentional, but not premeditated,resulting from the heat of passion or the diminished mental capacity of the killer.
Forcible Rape
The act of unlawful sexual intercourse commited by a man with a woman by force and without her consent.
Date Rape
Sexual assault by someone known to the victim, such as a date or neighbor.
Battery
Any intentional, unlawful physical contact inflicted on one person by another without consent.
1st Degree Murder
A murder planned in advance and done with malice or during the commission of a dangerous felony.
Suicide
The deliberate taking of ones own life.
Malice
Ill will; deliberate intent to harm someone
Negligence
The failure to exercise a reasonable amount of care in either doing or not doing something, resulting in harm or injury.
Non Criminal Homicide
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Felony Murder
The killing of someone during the commision of certain other dangerous felonies, regardless of intent to kill (which is usually required for a murder charge).
Statutory Rape
The act of unlawful sexual intercourse with someone under the age of consent, even if that person is willing and volutary participant in the sexual act
Felony Murder
The killing of someone during the commision of certain other dangerous felonies, regardless of intent to kill (which is usually required for a murder charge).
Assault
An international threat, show of force, or movement that causes a reasonable fear of, or an actual physical contact with another person. Can be a crime or a tort.
2nd Degree Murder
A murder that does not require malice or premeditation but is the result of a desire to inflict bodily harm.
Stalking
The act of following or harassing another person, causing him or her to fear death or injury.
Negligent Homicide
Causing death through negligent behavior