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hom·i·cide

(hom'i-sīd),
The killing of one human being by another.
[L. homo, man, + caedo, to kill]

homicide

Forensic medicine The killing of a person by another, regardless of intent. See Manslaughter, Murder. Cf Suicide.

hom·i·cide

(hom'i-sīd)
Murder of a human being.
[L. homo, man, + caedo, to kill]
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(1985: The Phenomenon of Criminal Homicide. Indian J.
For more than a century, a legal tension has existed between proponents and opponents of extending criminal homicide law to corporations.
Dean told scores of journalists Thursday, 28 March at the Ministry of Justice in Sinkor that findings from the investigation show that no criminal homicide has been established in the death of the late CBL official.
He was charged with criminal homicide and reckless endangerment.
He grimaced at onlookers as he was led into a magistrate's office, where he was charged with criminal homicide and reckless endangerment.
Black's law dictionary says that "criminal homicide constitutes manslaughter when it is committed recklessly." Criminal homicide constitutes murder when "it is committed recklessly under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life." Do either of these categories apply to the conduct of an industry which knows that it is causing fatal disease in its workers, covers up the harm, opposes remedial measures and then cheats on monitoring tests designed to assure its workers' safety?
Wurst was charged as an adult with criminal homicide, three counts each of aggravated assault and reckless endangerment, as well as drug and gun charges.
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(52) Marvin Wolfgang, Patterns in Criminal Homicide (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1958).
Close case analysis is required to determine whether a driver has committed, a criminal homicide offense.
My Patterns in Criminal Homicide stands as solidly viable with respect to the offender-victim drama, the prior record of victims, and the victim-precipitated model, as indicated in studies in Chicago by Blocks, in Alberta by Silverman, in Montreal by Normandeau and many other places.

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