Articles Tagged with Manslaughter

When a death occurs and non-capital charges are brought against an individual as a result, Alabama law recognizes three levels of culpability, and three separate offenses that can be charged. These charges are, in descending order of seriousness, Murder, Manslaughter, and Criminally Negligent Homicide. This article will give you an overview of Alabama’s laws in this area, what the state must prove to get a conviction on each, and what the possible punishment is upon conviction.

MURDER – Code of Alabama Section 13A-6-2

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