18 U.S.C. § 1112 : US Code - Section 1112: Manslaughter
Search 18 U.S.C. § 1112 : US Code - Section 1112: Manslaughter
(a) Manslaughter is the unlawful killing of a human being without
malice. It is of two kinds:
Voluntary - Upon a sudden quarrel or heat of passion.
Involuntary - In the commission of an unlawful act not amounting
to a felony, or in the commission in an unlawful manner, or without
due caution and circumspection, of a lawful act which might produce
(b) Within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of
the United States,
Whoever is guilty of voluntary manslaughter, shall be fined under
this title or imprisoned not more than ten years, or both;
Whoever is guilty of involuntary manslaughter, shall be fined
under this title or imprisoned not more than six years, or both.
Attempt to commit murder or manslaughter