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statutory rape
the act of unlawful sex w/someone under the age of consent, even if that person is a willing/voluntary participant in the act.
suicide
the deliberate taking of ones own life
date rape
sexual assault by someone known to the victim such as a date/neighbor
non criminal homicide
killing w/o intent
Homicide
the killing of another person. Can be criminal, noncriminal, or negligent
felony murder
the killing of someone during the commision of certain other dangerous felonies, regardless of intent to kill.
negligence
the failure to excercise a resonable amount of care in either doing or not doing something, resulting in harm or injury.
battery
any intentional, unlawful physical on one person by another without consent.
forcible rape
unlawful sexual intercourse, committed when one party forces another into sex.
1st degree murder
planned in advance and done with malice or during the commision of a dangerous felony.
2cd degree murder
does not require malice or premeditation but is the result of a desire to inflict bodily harm.
negligent homicide
causing death through negligent behavior.
assault
an intentional threat, show of force, or movement that causes a resonable fear of,or an actual physical contact w/ another person. Can be a crime or a tort.
involuntary manslaughter
when 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.
stalking
the act of following or harrasing another person, causing him/her to fear death or injury.
malice
ill will;deliberate intent to harm someone.