involuntary manslaughter

noun

Definition of involuntary manslaughter

  1. :  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

Circa 1879

First Known Use of involuntary manslaughter

circa 1879


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