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Chapter 9 Vocabulary

Teacher: Robert M. Richardson - Law Education
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unwelcome sexual contact against another individual committed through the use of force, threat, or intimidation, or enabled because the victim is incapacitated due to drugs, alcohol, or mental disability
stalking or harassment using electronic communications
the killing of someone during the commission of certain felonies, regardless of intent to kill (which is usually required for a murder charge)
causing death through criminally negligent behavior
a category of crimes that include rape, attempted rape, and statutory rape
the killing of a person without malice or premeditation, but during the commission of an illegal act. Manslaughter can be either voluntary, when intentional but not premeditated, resulting from the heat of passion or the diminished mental capacity of the killer; or involuntary, when unintentional but done during an unlawful act of a lesser nature.
ill will; deliberate intent to harm someone
the killing of a person without malice or premeditation, but during the commission of an illegal act. Manslaughter can be either voluntary, when intentional but not premeditated, resulting from the heat of passion or the diminished mental capacity of the killer; or involuntary, when unintentional but done during an unlawful act of a lesser nature.
sexual assault by someone known to the victim, such as a date or neighbor (also called date rape)
the unlawful killing of a person with malice aforethought. Murder in the first degree is planned in advance and done with malice or during the commission of a dangerous felony. Murder in the second degree does not require malice or premeditation but is the result of a desire to inflict bodily harm. It is done without excuse, and is therefore more serious than manslaughter.
the unlawful killing of a person with malice aforethought. Murder in the first degree is planned in advance and done with malice or during the commission of a dangerous felony. Murder in the second degree does not require malice or premeditation but is the result of a desire to inflict bodily harm. It is done without excuse, and is therefore more serious than manslaughter.
taking away a person against that person's will
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the act of following or harassing another person, causing the fear of death or injury
unlawful sexual intercourse. It is committed when one party forces another party to have sexual intercourse. It implies lack of consent.
the killing of a person, when intentional but without malice or premeditation but during the commission of an illegal act, resulting from the heat of passion or the diminished mental capacity of the killer
the unlawful killing of a person with malice aforethought. Murder in the first degree is planned in advance and done with malice or during the commission of a dangerous felony. Murder in the second degree does not require malice or premeditation but is the result of a desire to inflict bodily harm. It is done without excuse, and is therefore more serious than manslaughter.
confining a person against that person's will and in violation of the law
an intentional threat, show of force, or movement that causes a reasonable fear of, or an actual physical contact with, another person. Can be a crime or a tort.
the act of unlawful sexual intercourse by an adult with someone under the age of consent, even if the minor is a willing and voluntary participant in the sexual act
a version of assault and battery in which peers or acquaintances intimidate, or put others in fear