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    Tag Archive Involuntary Manslaughter

    Month: September 2018

    The Best Way to Fight Murde...

    Being charged with murder is quite possibly the most challenging event that any individual could face. Only a small handful of people will ever experience such a hardship, but for those who do, it is important to know the best strategies to employ when fighting such charges. Knowing your own rights and understanding the responsibilities of law enfo [...]

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    How Does Voluntary Manslaug...

    Under Florida law, the primary difference between voluntary and involuntary manslaughter largely revolves around the element of intent. Although both types of manslaughter are viewed as one under the Florida criminal statutes, whether the crime is viewed as voluntary or involuntary manslaughter can make a serious difference when it comes to a j [...]

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    What Is Manslaughter?

    In Florida, manslaughter is a killing of another human being that does not meet the requirements of murder. Unlike murder, manslaughter does not require premeditation. Florida breaks manslaughter into two different categories: voluntary manslaughter and involuntary manslaughter. What are the elements of voluntary manslaughter? For voluntary mansl [...]

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    Can Manslaughter Be a Misde...

    Under Florida law, manslaughter involves the killing of a human being that does not fit within the definition of murder or felony-murder. Murder generally involves either a "depraved heart," "reckless disregard for human life," or felony-murder, which is a murder committed during the commission or attempted commission of an inherently dangerous fel [...]

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