Steve tells Catherine he wants to plead manslaughter on grounds of temporary insanity, but she looks dubious about the idea.
There was a conviction for manslaughter.
Gayheart settled a civil suit with the boys' family out of court and received three years' probation, community service, a license suspension and a small fine when she pleaded no contest to charges of vehicular manslaughter.
Jackson had reportedly taken multiple prescription drugs for pain, but his personal physician was charged with involuntary manslaughter in 2010 with administering a fatal cocktail of drugs, which brought on cardiac arrest.
Legal experts around the country state that Murray is being charged with involuntary manslaughter as opposed to murder because he did not willfully or purposefully intend to cause the death of Michael Jackson.
Things didn't get any better for Murray as his offices were raided by the Drug Enforcement Agency and various items were hauled off that were reportedly kept as "…evidence of the offense of manslaughter."
The Michael Jackson manslaughter investigation is expected to be lengthy given the fact that Jackson used so many different aliases with a number of different doctors who were treating him.
Extreme opponents of the choice argue that if complications from a planned unassisted childbirth arise and the baby dies, the mother or parents should be charged with manslaughter.
Robert Franklin Stroud - The infamous "Birdman of Alcatraz," Stroud, convicted for manslaughter, was famous for raising and selling canaries and other birds from his cell.
Their trial and conviction for manslaughter may be found in the daily periodicals of the date; but, strange to say, the experimental physiologists and nurses escaped scot-free.