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Unlawful killing of a human by another human with malice aforethought. Related tags might be "homicide" or "manslaughter."

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What does the law say if I push the fat man off the bridge in a trolley problem?

The original Trolley Problem is stated as: There is a runaway trolley barreling down the railway tracks. Ahead, on the tracks, there are five people tied up and unable to move. The trolley is headed ...
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Could someone be liable if they intentionally congregate after testing positive for coronavirus?

As I understand it, in most states it's a criminal act to knowingly engage in unprotected sex if you know you have a sexually-transmitted disease and don't inform your partner. If the disease is life-...
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Did Cliff Booth commit crime by killing Tex and Katie?

In Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Cliff Booth defends himself and his friends from intruders Tex, Sadie and Katie (the Manson Family killers). First, Tex fails to shoot Cliff as Cliff's dog takes Tex ...
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What investigatory procedures and decisions are there for a tourist death in Poland?

A friend of my girlfriend (from Ukraine) visited Poland. Unfortunately for him, he got killed. I do not know much further details. Parents claimed that it was due to external trauma (e.g. another guy ...
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How many murder trials take place in America each year?

A handful of murder trials get extensive media coverage each year for a variety of reasons. In November 2021 the two hot trials are the State of Wisconsin vs Kyle Rittenhouse and State of Georgia vs ...
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Could the participants in 'The Push' be charged with attempted murder?

The Push is a TV show where participants are coerced into committing an intentional act of murder through psychological manipulation. Even though the setup was staged and nobody was in any actual ...
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Is Heather Mack classified as a Convicted Felon?

Convicted Felons have many rights abridged. Heather Mack was jailed and presumably convicted in Indonesia of murdering her mother.
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