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Vocabulary Review

What is feticide the crime of killing a fetus
What is murder? killing a person with "malice aforethought"
What is manslaughter? killing a person without malice aforethought
What is depraved heart murder? extremely reckless killing
What is murder mens rea? can include purposeful, knowing, or reckless as the mental element in killing
What is felony murder rule derives? unintentional deaths that occur during the commission of some felonies are murders
What is euthanasia? helping another person to die
What is carnal knowledge? vaginal sexual intercourse
what are rape shield laws? statues that prohibit introducing evidence of victims' past sexual conduct
What is the martial rape exception? provided that husbands could not legally rape their wives
What is subjective fear? means that the victim honestly feared imminent and serious bodily harm
What is objective fear? means that the fear was reasonable under the circumstances
what is assault? an attempt to commit battery or intentionally putting another in fear
what is battery? unwanted and unjustified offensive touching
what is right of locomotion? the right to come and go without restraint
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