Manslaughter

Homicide criminal charge less culpable than murder / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Manslaughter is a common law legal term for homicide considered by law as less culpable than murder. The distinction between murder and manslaughter is sometimes said to have first been made by the ancient Athenian lawmaker Draco in the 7th century BC.[1]

The definition of manslaughter differs among legal jurisdictions.

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