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voluntary

 [vol´un-tār″e]
accomplished in accordance with the will.

vol·un·tar·y

(vol'ŭn-tār'ē),
Relating or acting in obedience to the will; not obligatory.
[L. voluntarius, fr. voluntas, will, fr. volo, to wish]

voluntary

/vol·un·tary/ (vol´un-tar″e) accomplished in accordance with the will.

voluntary

[vol′ənter′ē]
Etymology: L, voluntas, inclination
referring to an action or thought originated, undertaken, controlled, or accomplished as a result of a person's free will or choice.

manslaughter

Forensic medicine The unlawful, unjustifiable, and/or inexcusable, killing of one human by another, under circumstances lacking premeditation, deliberation, and express or implied malice. See Serial killer. Cf Murder.
Manslaughter  
Voluntary That which is committed voluntarily in a heat of passion
Involuntary That which occurs when a person commits an unlawful act that is not felonious or tending to cause great bodily harm, or when a person is committing a lawful act without due caution or requisite skill–eg a surgeon performing an operation while intoxicated, and inadvertently kills another

vol·un·tar·y

(vol'ŭn-tar-ē)
Relating or acting in obedience to the will; not obligatory.
[L. voluntarius, fr. voluntas, will, fr. volo, to wish]

Voluntary

An action or thought undertaken or controlled by a person's free will or choice.
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vol·un·tar·y

(vol'ŭn-tar-ē)
Relating or acting in obedience to the will; not obligatory.
[L. voluntarius, fr. voluntas, will, fr. volo, to wish]

voluntary

accomplished in accordance with the will.

voluntary culling
culling by decision of the farmer to accommodate the farm's management plan. See also culling.
voluntary muscle
skeletal muscle; controlled by cerebral cortical centers.
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Even if it is not a good deal, such lotteries do not intuitively seem to wrong those who are killed, assuming that they consented and did so with sufficient knowledge, voluntariness, and competence.
116) While the dissent acknowledged that voluntariness was a threshold requirement, it also characterized the issuance of Miranda warnings as an "important factor.
Ensuring voluntariness started with providing information prior to recording written consent:
23) Decided in 1961, Rogers was a pre-Miranda case, and its holding a product of the voluntariness test.
2004) (indicating that "at least as to deliberate two-step interrogations in which Miranda warnings are intentionally withheld until after the suspect confesses, the central voluntariness inquiry .
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The same standard of voluntariness applies equally to statements
Together, they allow law enforcement officials to do a complete end run around Miranda, reducing the Warren Court's decision to a formalistic requirement that warnings be read and otherwise reinstating the voluntariness due process test.
Out of these, the one that I find most intellectually robust is the account whose cornerstone is the requirement of rationality (understood specifically as the ability to construct effective means-ends structures) (5), as well as respect for autonomy and voluntariness, represented by exclusive ownership rights in one's body and one's mind, rights held by all purposive agents.
He said they would finance their works with individual donations and voluntariness.
While one could take this eventual affirmation of a woman's rights while pregnant as reassuring, the Burton case is an example of how, even with legal precedent consistently on their side, pregnant women have nevertheless had their right to refuse surgery, (11) their right to be treated like other citizens when prosecuted for drug possession, (12) their right to the information and voluntariness needed for informed consent, (13) and even their right to die (14) challenged.