State Voluntary Manslaughter Laws
Voluntary manslaughter is a crime of homicide that is often not clearly understood. States vary widely in their application of voluntary manslaughter laws, as well as in how they punish the offense. Please select a state from the map or the list below for state-specific definitions and statutes for voluntary manslaughter, including in depth overviews of select states' manslaughter offenses, penalties, and more.
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