The difference between manslaughter and murder, of any degree, is the issue of premeditation. The intent to kill determines whether it is appropriate to class a homicide as murder, according to The Economist, with mansla... More »

As of 2014 in California, first-degree burglary occurs at residences and second-degree burglary happens at commercial establishments where people do not live, according to Shouse California Law Group. Penalties for first... More »

In the United States, the punishment for reckless imprudence resulting in homicide (involuntary manslaughter) is usually a minimum jail sentence of twelve months with fines and probation. The punishment can vary widely f... More »

The penalty for involuntary manslaughter varies widely by state but usually carries a minimum sentence of 12 months in prison plus fines and probation, according to FindLaw. Involuntary manslaughter is considered a felon... More »

According to the state of North Carolina, Class F felonies include: kidnapping children, involuntary manslaughter, human trafficking of adults, rebellion against the state, second degree sexual exploitation of a child, i... More »

The number of years someone convicted of manslaughter spends in prison varies according to state and territory and also the type of manslaughter committed. Manslaughter is defined as homicide without the intention to kil... More »

The types of crimes considered felonies include rape, arson, assault and murder, says. Assault includes threatening physical harm or violence with a weapon. Battery occurs when a person inflicts physical ha... More »