What Is the Maximum Sentence for Manslaughter?

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The sentence for manslaughter is always less than that for murder. However, it varies from state to state. It also depends on whether it was voluntary manslaughter, killing with malicious intent, and involuntary manslaughter, killing without malicious intent. In general, the maximum sentence for manslaughter is life in prison.
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The penalty first of all varies by state and can be just a modest fine - some states have statutes regarding vehicular manslaughter or vehicular homicide.
Manslaughter is a legal term referring to the killing of a human being in a less culpable manner than murder as considered by law. The maximum sentence for manslaughter is life imprisonment same as arson and rape.
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