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Street Law Chapter 9

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homicide
the killing of one human being by another -- the most serious of all crimes
malice
the intent to kill or harm a person
first degree murder
premeditated killing
felony murder
killing that takes place during another felony
second degree murder
done with malice but without the premeditation
voluntary manslaughter
A homicide in which the intent to kill was present in the mind of the offender, but malice was lacking. Most commonly used to describe homicides in which the offender was provoked or otherwise acted in the heat of passion.
involuntary manslaughter
killing with no intent to kill at all, but death was from reckless conduct
negligent homicide
causing death through criminal negligence
assault
attempt or threat to carry out a physical attack upon another person
battery
unlawful physical contact inflicted by one person upon another without consent
statutory rape
intercourse between an adult and a minor
arson
the willful and malicious burning of a person's property
vandalism
malicious mischief
concealment
attempted shoplifting
embezzlement
the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else
extortion
the felonious act of extorting money (as by threats of violence)
uttering
Offering to someone as genuine a document known to be fake