Homicide Sentence Examples
Juries would not punish homicide with severity.
Each year, more people die from suicide than homicide.
Driven from Calydon for homicide, he goes with Deianeira to Trachis.
Even the homicide detectives were surprised by the macabre level of this crime.
The seat of the old oligarchical council and court for homicide was probably on its eastern height.
We need to learn the lessons from every domestic violence homicide.
How many bombers out there are not intending to commit homicide?
A third seminar will focus on the subject of corporate homicide.
However, the intentional taking of life is already unlawful throughout the UK under the laws of homicide.
Sadly the terrible toll of homicide bombers in Israel has led to several well-publicized examples of organs from victims helping others live.Advertisement
Murder seems a real stretch, given lack of motive—nothing missing, no evidence or anything else usual to a homicide.
In the teeth of strenuous opposition, from both Europeans and natives, Lord William carried the regulation in council on the 4th of December 1829, by which all who abetted suttee were declared guilty of " culpable homicide."
Any Bureau agent could have investigated this reservation homicide.
Louise Dixon is reviewing patterns of family violence, including spousal homicide.
Two Boroughs, Tower Hamlets and Sutton, did not have a homicide reported this financial year.Advertisement
In 1840, a Glasgow chimney sweep named Francis Hughes was charged with the culpable homicide of his young assistant, John O'Neill.
Why did the jury return a verdict of " justifiable homicide " at the inquest into the death of PC Robert Culley?
In late 2002, Sgt. Walker was brought before a court-martial on two counts of negligent homicide.
And sadly these rates of child homicide have remained at the same level for 25 years.
In 2000 UK Home Office statistics calculated the firearms homicide rate per 100,000 population at 0.12.Advertisement
To refer to both groups as " homicide bombers " merely obfuscates the difference in method.
He thought that the new homicide law was therefore unconstitutional.
In addition to its political functions, the council from the time of Draco, if not earlier, exercised jurisdiction in certain cases of homicide (see below, ad fin.).
Two of the springs have been identified with some probability - that of St Theodore with the Oedipodea, in which Oedipus is said to have purged himself from the pollution of homicide, and the Paraporti with the dragon-guarded fountain of Ares (see Cadmus).
It may be taken that, subject to modifying circumstances, a person guilty of homicide had to pay (r) coirp-dire for the destruction of life, irrespective of rank; (2) the honourvalue of the victim; (3) his own honour-value if the deed was unintentional; and (4) double his own honour-value if committed with malice aforethought.Advertisement
Negligence as mens rea Although less serious than manslaughter, this new form of homicide is a grave, stigmatic offense.
The Mayor initially refused an inquest, then relented but directed the coroner to return a verdict of justifiable homicide.
Creating a new offense of familial homicide for causing or allowing the death of child or vulnerable adult.
In the United States, suicide is more common than homicide.
His death was ruled a homicide, which was caused primarily by the overuse of propofol, a powerful anesthetic.
Even though members of the Los Angeles Police Department at the time felt it was a homicide, no one has ever been charged.
After an investigation Jackson's death was ruled a homicide.
Some say that the coroner has already ruled out other causes of death and speculators are certain that the coroner will formally rule Jackson's death a homicide.
The courts ruled the murder a justifiable homicide since the husband was reasonably in fear for his life.
Murder seems a real stretch, given lack of motiveâ€”nothing missing, no evidence or anything else usual to a homicide.
And, regardless of his motives, he was still guilty of attempted homicide.
I would abolish the offense and have the act subsumed under the general laws against homicide.
The axe, as being polluted by murder, was now carried before the court of the Prytaneum (which tried inanimate objects for homicide) and there charged with having caused the death of the ox, for which it was thrown into the sea.
Once only do we find him taking an interest in the affairs of his neighbours, - to ask pardon from the government for a homicide.'
On such matters as the compensation in cases of homicide, it is evident that there were no rules, but merely a feeling, created by use and wont, that the relatives of the slain man should be willing to accept payment.
A single case of homicide often leads to a series of similar crimes or to protracted warfare between neighbouring families and communities; the murderer, as a rule, takes refuge in the mountains from the avenger of blood, or remains for years shut up in his house.
Blackstone (1723-1780), to be sure, a hundred years later, says that, "if a woman is quick with child, and by poison or otherwise killeth it in her womb, or if any one beat her, whereby the child dieth in her body, and she is delivered of a dead child, this, though not murder, was, by the ancient law, homicide or manslaughter."
Already the master who killed his slave had been punished as for homicide, except in the case of his unintended death under correction; Constantine treated as homicide a number of specially-enumerated acts of cruelty.
It retained the Areopagitic council in the Draconian laws by the supposition that Solon, while leaving untouched the Draconian laws concerned with the cases of homicide which came before the Ephetae, substituted a law of his own regarding wilful murder, which fell within the jurisdiction of the Areopagites.
Capture of the boar of Erymanthus, while chasing which he fought the Centaurs and killed his friends Chiron and Pholus, this homicide leading to Demeter's institution of mysteries.
When homicide took place vengeance was regarded as a sacred duty incumbent on the relatives, and sometimes at least the lord also, of the slain man; but, as in the case of any other injury, compensation could be made by a fixed payment.
Lysias maintained, in one of his pleadings quoted by Harpocration, that forced abortion could not be considered homicide, because a child in utero was not an animal, and had no separate existence.
In some districts there is a fixed price of blood; at Argyrokastro, for instance, the compensation paid by the homicide to the relatives of his victim is 1200 piastres (about £10), at Khimara 2000 piastres; once the debt has been acquitted amicable relations are restored.
The increase is partly covered by contravvenzioni, but almost every class of penal offence shows a rise except homicide, and even in that the diminution is slow, 5418 in 1880, 3966 in 1887, 4408 in 1892, 4005 in 1897, 3202 in 1902; and Italy remains, owing to the frequent use of the knife, the European country lit which it is most frequent.
Be that as it may, Bruce had now no place of repentance for a sacrilegious homicide; he could not turn his tabard again; he was outlawed, forfeited and excommunicated.
Criminal jurisdiction is always regarded as purely territorial, but bigamy (together with homicide and treason) is an exception to this rule.
Her connexion with the trial of Orestes, the introduction of a milder form of punishment for justifiable homicide, and the institution of the court TO HaXXa54, show the important part played by her in the development of legal ideas.