culpable homicide


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culpable homicide

n
(Law) Scots law manslaughter
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culpable homicide

n (Jur) → fahrlässige Tötung
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He insisted he thought she was an intruder behind a toilet door in his home and was initially found guilty of culpable homicide, or manslaughter.
You have been convicted of the culpable homicide of Robin Thomson, a total stranger to you who was simply making his way home following a night out.
The Kick star on Wednesday was handed a five-year sentence by a Mumbai sessions court in his hit-and-run case which found him guilty of culpable homicide.
South African prosecutors on Wednesday won their bid to appeal the culpable homicide verdict handed down to Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and will now seek a murder conviction.
After a long battle in the courts in the full gaze of the media, Oscar Pistorius was convicted of culpable homicide and sentenced to five years in jail.
He was cleared of murder and convicted of the lesser charge of culpable homicide after a judge accepted his story that he thought Reeva was an intruder.
JOHANNESBURG (CyHAN)- South African athlete Oscar Pistorius was sentenced at Pretoria's High Court for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Tuesday after being cleared of murder but convicted of culpable homicide.
Dr Lore Hartzenberg's testimony ahead of Pistorius' sentencing for culpable homicide was almost immediately characterised by the prosecution as unbalanced.
OSCAR PISTORIUS faces sentencing this week in a South African court, after being convicted of culpable homicide for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
PRETORIA, South Africa (TAP) - South African Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius was found guilty of culpable homicide for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, the judge said on Friday.
A A conviction of culpable homicide, the term for manslaughter in South Africa, carries a maximum 15-year prison sentence.
But then, after laying out why Pistorius, 27, might instead be guilty of a lesser crime, culpable homicide, the judge abruptly stopped in the middle of her explanation and suspended court without declaring a verdict on that charge.