involuntary manslaughter

noun
Updated on: 24 Apr 2018

Definition of involuntary manslaughter

: manslaughter resulting from the failure to perform a legal duty expressly required to safeguard human life, from the commission of an unlawful act not constituting a felony, or from the commission of a lawful act in a negligent or improper manner

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1792

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