accidental killing

  • 1 accidental killing — A death caused by a lawful act done under the reasonable belief that no harm was likely to result. Dictionary from West s Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005. accidental killing A death caused by a l …

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  • 2 accidental killing — One resulting from an act which is lawful and lawfully done under a reasonable belief that no harm is possible; distinguished from involuntary manslaughter, which is the result of an unlawful act, or of a lawful act done in an unlawful way …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 3 killing by misadventure — Accidental killing of a person where the slayer is doing a lawful act, unaccompanied by any criminal carelessness or reckless conduct. Excusable homicide occurring where one engaged in doing lawful act, without intention to do harm and, with… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 4 accidental — Happening by chance, or unexpectedly; taking place not according to usual course of things; casual; fortuitous. Norris v. New York Life Ins. Co., C.C.A.Md., 49 F.2d 62, 63; Murphy v. Travelers Ins. Co., 141 Neb. 41, 2 N.W.2d 576, 578, 579. See… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 5 killing by accident — See accidental death …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 6 Unlawful killing — In English law unlawful killing is a verdict that can be returned by an inquest in England and Wales. The verdict means that a death was caused by another person, without lawful excuse and in breach of the criminal law, in other words homicide.… …

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  • 7 Team killing — or TKing is a term used in team based First person Shooters to describe players who accidentally or deliberately slay members of their own team. In the majority of case, it is a discouraged activity. Accidental TKing can happen due to inaccurate… …

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  • 8 The Accidental Tourist (film) — Infobox Film name = The Accidental Tourist image size = caption = Original movie poster director = Lawrence Kasdan producer = writer = Anne Tyler (book) Frank Galati Lawrence Kasdan narrator = starring = William Hurt Kathleen Turner Geena Davis… …

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  • 9 involuntary manslaughter — killing without intent, accidental killing, causing death by accident (Legal) …

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  • 10 You shall not murder — The Sixth Commandment, as translated by the Book of Common Prayer (1549). The image is from the altar screen of the Temple Church near the Law Courts in London. You shall not murder or You shall not kill, KJV Thou shalt not kill (LXX οὐ φονεύσεις …

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  • 11 Murder in the Bible — Murder is an act that occurs on various occasions in the Bible. Biblical Definition Thou shalt not murder (Exo 20) is the sixth of the Ten Commandments. Murder here is a translation of the Hebrew רצח ( retzach ), a term for killing used in the… …

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  • 12 HOMICIDE — The shedding of blood (shefikhut damim) is the primeval sin (Gen. 4:8) and throughout the centuries ranks in Jewish law as the gravest and most reprehensible of all offenses (cf. Maim. Guide, 3:41, and Yad, Roẓe aḥ 1:4); violence in Genesis 6:13… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 13 homicide — The killing of one human being by the act, procurement, or omission of another. A person is guilty of criminal homicide if he purposely, knowingly, recklessly or negligently causes the death of another human being. Criminal homicide is murder,… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 14 homicide — The killing of one human being by the act, procurement, or omission of another. A person is guilty of criminal homicide if he purposely, knowingly, recklessly or negligently causes the death of another human being. Criminal homicide is murder,… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 15 manslaughter — man·slaugh·ter / man ˌslȯ tər/ n: the unlawful killing of a human being without malice compare homicide, murder involuntary manslaughter: manslaughter resulting from the failure to perform a legal duty expressly required to safeguard human life …

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  • 16 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

    Universalium

  • 17 Green Bicycle Case — The Green Bicycle Case involved the killing of a young woman named Bella Wright in Little Stretton, near Leicester, England on 5 July 1919. Wright was shot in the head; according to reports at the time, a raven was also found dead at the scene.… …

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  • 18 Hamlet — This article is about the Shakespeare play. For other uses, see Hamlet (disambiguation). The American actor Edwin Booth as Hamlet, ca. 1870 The Tragical History of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, or more simply Hamlet, is a tragedy by William… …

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  • 19 Dead Space (comics) — Dead Space Dead Space #1 (Mar 2008). Pencils, inks and colors by Ben Templesmith. Publication information Publisher Image Comics …

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  • 20 Nonkilling — This logo, created by Glenn D. Paige, explains the concept of nonkilling combining the ancient Asian yin yang symbol with the recent brain research finding that stimulation of the pathways between systems of the brain controlling emotions and… …

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