Manslaughter Sentence Examples
There was a conviction for manslaughter.
The maximum penalty for a corporate manslaughter conviction will be an unlimited fine.
Steve tells Catherine he wants to plead manslaughter on grounds of temporary insanity, but she looks dubious about the idea.
The new offense of corporate killing is expected to be combined with wider reform on the law on involuntary manslaughter.
The trial resulted in an acquittal of the officer who commanded the detachment, and most of the soldiers; but two soldiers were found guilty of manslaughter.Advertisement
Welles, Mrs Eyewitness to the fatal hit-and-run that saw Karen accused of manslaughter.
Nathan Cottrell admitted the manslaughter of his elder brother Daniel at his mother's house in Staple Hill.
The applicant was alleged to have committed voluntary manslaughter in Denmark on 22 February 1990; he left Denmark the next day.
For information on specific offenses (including corporate manslaughter) refer to Corporate Manslaughter and other relevant sections, elsewhere in this guidance.
Couple denies Katrina charges The owners of a New Orleans nursing home deny manslaughter over the deaths of 35 patients in Hurricane Katrina.Advertisement
My letter had requested the police question Tarrant about his 1994 remarks on " attempted manslaughter " by MI5.
Smaller unincorporated bodies will be covered by the common law offense of gross negligence manslaughter.
In fact voluntary manslaughter is where a person is killed by someone else in rage, terror or desperation.
Despite this, the Crown prosecution Service have continued to attempt corporate manslaughter prosecutions.
We have recently won a landmark Judicial Review challenging the crown prosecution services decision not to prosecute his employers for corporate manslaughter.Advertisement
The biggest worry for me is the huge divergence between the sentence for murder and the sentence for manslaughter.
Under such guides as these the lower clergy erred deplorably, and drunkenness, gross immorality, brawling and manslaughter were common occurrences in the lives of the parish priests.
The State Training School is for the reformatory training of children between eight and eighteen years of age who have been found guilty of any crime other than murder, manslaughter or highway robbery, or who for some other cause have been committed to it by a court of competent jurisdiction.
On the 28th of March 1884 many of the citizens met at Music Hall to protest against the lax way in which the law was enforced, notably in the case of a recent murder, when the confessed criminal had been found guilty of manslaughter only.
Sir Matthew Hale (1609-1676) tells us that if anything is done to "a woman quick or great with child, to make an abortion, or whereby the child within her is killed, it is not murder or manslaughter by the law of England, because it is not yet in rerum natura."Advertisement
Foreigners are often surprised at the strange mixture of savagery and lofty notions in a Christian community which, for instance, accounts accidental manslaughter as wilful murder.
It must be allowed that Paley's application of this argument is somewhat loosely reasoned, and does not sufficiently distinguish the consequence of a single act of beneficent manslaughter from the consequences of a general permission to commit such acts.
It seeks to make the offense of involuntary manslaughter clearer by defining two new offenses of reckless killing and killing by gross carelessness.
Negligence as mens rea Although less serious than manslaughter, this new form of homicide is a grave, stigmatic offense.
Jackson's doctor, Conrad Murray, was charged with involuntary manslaughter.Advertisement
Police investigated the accident and concluded that there was no evidence to suggest that the singer should be charged with vehicular manslaughter or any other crime.
A Michael Jackson manslaughter investigation has begun against the King of Pop's former doctor, Dr. Conrad Murray.
So far it's been reported as a suicide, accidental overdose and now manslaughter.
A former Jackson doctor has pleaded not guilty to the charge of involuntary manslaughter.
Flip flopping between manslaughter and involuntary manslaughter, officials decided on the latter.
Murray is being charged with involuntary manslaughter, accused of prescribing the lethal drug cocktail that eventually killed the pop singer.
Feeling remorse for where his greed led him, Blackie ended up pleading guilty to manslaughter and was sent to prison for 10 years.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.