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NOUN   manslaughter | -
manslaughter {noun}zabití {n}
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Translation for 'manslaughter' from English to Czech

manslaughter {noun}
zabití {n}
Usage Examples English
  • Involuntary manslaughter is the killing of a human being without intent of doing so, either expressed or implied.
  • Another form of manslaughter in some jurisdictions is constructive manslaughter, which may be charged if a person causes a death without intention but as the result of violating an important safety law or regulation.
  • Gangmaster Lin Liang Ren was found guilty of the manslaughter of at least 21 people (two further cocklers were thought to have been killed, but their bodies were never found).
  • Voluntary manslaughter is the killing of a human being in which the offender acted during "the heat of passion", under circumstances that would cause a reasonable person to become emotionally or mentally disturbed to the point that they cannot reasonably control their emotions.
  • Curtis pleaded guilty in 1999 to manslaughter and received a 20-year prison sentence, the maximum allowed for charges of manslaughter.
  • is necessary to prove murder or voluntary manslaughter as opposed to involuntary manslaughter.
  • On January 22, 2014 she was sentenced to prison for manslaughter, but on April 16, 2014 the Court of Appeals amended the sentence to 10 years for manslaughter.
  • In October 2022, prosecutors dropped manslaughter accusations against trucking boss Simiona Tuteru, who was charged with four counts of manslaughter. Rather, he faced four heavy vehicle charges.
  • Voluntary manslaughter results in a lesser charge than murder, but more than involuntary manslaughter.
  • In Denmark "manddrab" (manslaughter) is the term used by the Danish penalty law to describe the act of intentionally killing another person.
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