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  • The Nevada Revised Statute classifies manslaughter into two categories: voluntary and involuntary. Involuntary manslaughter is defined in Section 200.070, and involves the killing of another during the commission of an unlawful act or a lawful act that might produce such a consequence. Voluntary manslaughter is spelled out in Section 200.050, and involves a killing done in the “heat of the moment”, sometimes being considered a crime of passion. The primary difference between any type of manslaughter and murder is a lack of intent. To be considered manslaughter, the act should not have been premeditated in any way. If there is a “cooling off” period present, chances are the incident will be prosecuted as murder instead. Since manslaughter is considered somewhat

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