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suicide
the deliberate taking of ones own life
negligent homicide
causing death through negligent behavior
Criminal Homicide
the killing of another person intentionally and with malice
shoplifting
a form of lerceny in which items are taken from a store without paying or intention to pay.
negligence
the failure to excercise a reasonable amount of care in either doing or not doing something, resulting in harm or injury
Forcible rape
when someone forces another person to have sexual intercourse
burglary
breaking and entering a building with intention of committing a felony
Homicide
the killing of another person. Homicide can be crimnal, non criminal, or negligent.
extortion
taking property illegally by force or threats of harm
battery
any intentional, unlawful physical contact inflicted to one person by another without consent
robbery
the unlawful taking of property form a person's immediate possession by force or threat of force
Malice
ill will; deliberate intent to harm someone
embezzlement
the taking of money or property by a person who has been entrusted with it, for example a bank teller or a company accountant
larceny
the unlawful tsking of another's property with the intent to steal.
stalking
the act of following or harrassing another person, causing him or her to fear death or injury
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.
felony murder
the killing of someone during the commission of certain other dangerous felonies, regardless of intent to kill
Arson
the deliberate and malicious burning ofm property
concealment
the act of either hiding either knowledge or objects
statutory rape
sexual intercourse with a minor
voluntary manslaughter
intentional but not premeditated, resulting from the heat of passion or the diminished mental capacity of a killer
Date rape
sexual assault by someone known by the victim, such as a date or neighbor
second degree murder
does not require malice or premeditation but is the result of a desire to inflict bodily harm
involuntary manslaughter
when intentional but done during an unlawful act of a lesser nature
Vandalism
the deliberate defacement or destruction of property
first degree murder
murder planned in advance and done with malice or during the commission of a dangerous felony.