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16 Cards in this Set

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felony murder
the killing of someone during the commisiion of certain other dangerous felonies, regardless of intent to kill.
date rape
a sexual assult by someone known to the victim.
First-Degree murder
usually defined as a killing that is premeditated (thought beforehand)deliberate, and done with malice.
Second-degree murder
a killing that is done with malice,but without premediation or deliberation.
ill will; deliberate intent to harm someone.
negligent homicide
the causing of death through criminal negligence.
the killing of another person. Homicide can be criminal, noncrimimal, or negligent.
occurs when a person repeated followed or harasess another person and makes threat, causing victim to fear death or bodliy injury.
any attempt or threat to carry out a physical attack upon another person.
the deliberate takinng of one's own life, was once considered a crime.
any unlawful physical contact inflicted by one person apon another without consent.
the failure to exercise a rasonable or ordinary amount of care in a situation 6that causes harm to a person.
Voluntary Manslaughter
a killinhg that would otherwise be murder,but that occurs after the victim has done something to the killer that would cause a reasonable person to lose self-control or act rashly.
statutory rape
sexual intercourse by a male with a female who has not yet reaches the legal age of consent.
involuntary manslaughter
an unitentional killing resulting from conduct so reckless that it causes extreme danger of death or bodily injury.
forcible rape
the act of unlawful sexual intercourse comitted by a man with a woman by force and without her consent.