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Guilty of manslaughter but no sentence

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    Hello,

    I'm a law student at A-Level and our teacher has asked us to try and find out how it would be possible to kill someone, be charged with manslaughter, be found guilty but walk out of the court room and go home. I believe there is no minimum sentence however I'm not too sure.

    If anyone could explain this to me I'd be grateful because I cant seem to find the answer online :/

    Thanks!
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    Originally posted by ShaunTwo View Post
    Hello,

    I'm a law student at A-Level and our teacher has asked us to try and find out how it would be possible to kill someone, be charged with manslaughter, be found guilty but walk out of the court room and go home. I believe there is no minimum sentence however I'm not too sure.

    If anyone could explain this to me I'd be grateful because I cant seem to find the answer online :/

    Thanks!
    When have they asked you? How long have you been looking for the answer? Where have you looked?

    I'm asking because I'm not wanting to defeat the object of your teacher, which is that you figure this out.

    It's not a trick question by the way and the answer is more in legal process as opposed to the sentencing guidelines.
    HOW TO COMPLETE AN N180 DIRECTIONS QUESTIONNAIRE (SMALL CLAIMS TRACK) FORM?

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    • #3
      They asked me yesterday and want the answer by tomorrow so I've been looking for a bit yesterday and today. I haven't looked too deep and have just skimmed over things I've found on google. I'm not too sure what to search as she rejected the answer being an unpaid work order or a fine as opposed to a sentence. I'm sort of thinking that the judge could say yes you're guilty but you don't deserve a punishment and let you go with no sentence. Is that possible?

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      • #4
        Originally posted by ShaunTwo View Post
        They asked me yesterday and want the answer by tomorrow so I've been looking for a bit yesterday and today. I haven't looked too deep and have just skimmed over things I've found on google. I'm not too sure what to search as she rejected the answer being an unpaid work order or a fine as opposed to a sentence. I'm sort of thinking that the judge could say yes you're guilty but you don't deserve a punishment and let you go with no sentence. Is that possible?
        No, what happens when you are arrested and then charged for the offence?
        HOW TO COMPLETE AN N180 DIRECTIONS QUESTIONNAIRE (SMALL CLAIMS TRACK) FORM?

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        • #5
          Good answer jaguarsuk
          I'm just a softy. Maybe go look for sentencing council. It really isn't difficult to find the info I suspect you need and won't take much effort on your part! Hey you used your initiative and asked someone else, don't blame you.
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          • #6
            Are you sure the teacher isn't planning something.....

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            • #7
              not sure if it would be allowed now a days but a railway man , James Holmes, was found guilty of manslaughter (10 people died after a crash at Thirsk in 1892) and given an absolute discharge.

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              • #8
                My thinking was convicted, sentenced and released having served the time on remand.
                HOW TO COMPLETE AN N180 DIRECTIONS QUESTIONNAIRE (SMALL CLAIMS TRACK) FORM?

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                • #9
                  Corporate manslaughter - an organisation cannot be sent to prison.

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