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noun as in killing without malicious forethought

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Facing more than $30 billion in potential liabilities, the company sought bankruptcy protection last January and just emerged from Chapter 11—after pleading guilty to 84 counts of involuntary manslaughter—this summer.

From Fortune

Burley served seven years in prison after the 2010 drug-planting incident and also was convicted of manslaughter in state court, while Matthews served more than two years in prison.

Prosecutors said they were investigating charging the hackers with negligent manslaughter.

From Fortune

The Park Police officers involved have since been charged with manslaughter.

He was charged with attempted manslaughter, but the charge got reduced to aggravated battery.

From Ozy

After four years, two trials, an adoption, and multiple jury scandals, polo mogul John Goodman was found guilty of manslaughter.

Mitchell was convicted of manslaughter, and sentenced to 10 to 20 years.

And so, in the end, he accepts a plea bargain: involuntary manslaughter, three years in prison.

They employ an individual that not only has a serious drug problem; he was convicted of vehicular manslaughter.

White had been convicted of voluntary manslaughter, the lightest possible sentence for his crime.

After they've done a wood-cutting job they come down and blow the money in; and this man ended up with manslaughter.

If they have wherewithal to persuade the Jury to bring it in Manslaughter, what are they the worse for it?

Ve got Tom Vildspark off that 'ere manslaughter, with a alleybi, ven all the big vigs to a man said as nothing couldn't save him.

His ticket was taken from him and he barely escaped being tried by an American court for manslaughter.

The last class may rise to a high degree of enormity, such as manslaughter, but these crimes are rarely possible of restraint.

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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to manslaughter, such as: crime, foul play, homicide, killing, murder, and hit.

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