infanticide


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Words related to infanticide

a person who murders an infant

murdering an infant

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Insanity also provided a solution for juries who believed that a woman was guilty of infanticide but who did not want to convict her for one reason or another, as in the case of Eliza Clark who killed her children and attempted suicide in order to escape her abusive husband (Krueger, p.
Infanticide is ugly, but unfortunately it makes sense as a male reproductive strategy.
If this was caused by infanticidal attack, an infanticidal attack on these nestlings would also occur the next day (note that infanticide often occurs across several days: e.
The main reason for female infanticide in India, she said, is the financial burden associated with raising a girl-child in the form of dowry that is still practiced in some parts of India, even though it is illegal.
Today, monogamous primates such as titi monkeys native to South America have very low rates of infanticide.
Paris: A 32-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of infanticide after two tiny corpses were found in a freezer at her home in eastern France, police said Tuesday.
The Ontario government, which has the authority to outlaw the practice of prenatal infanticide in the province, is derelict in carrying out this duty.
html the question before the Court was: is infanticide both an offence and a partial defence to a murder charge, or is it exclusively an offence that may, in some cases, be an included offence in a charge of murder to be considered if, and only if the Crown fails to prove murder?
Maguire has examined a large body of infanticide cases tried in the Central Criminal Court and Circuit Courts.
Pregnancy denial acts in infanticide cases much as a psychotic state that drives someone to kill another person does.
As the Whitley case demonstrates, infanticide is not merely a
The first episode sees Alice uncover the disturbing story of the Hambleden infanticide and the discovery of 97 murdered babies buried beneath a field in Buckinghamshire.
Warsaw and Dublin completed the top five in the list, which looked at murder, manslaughter and infanticide.
Working from the knowledge that infanticide is of the natural order, the contributors of these 25 classic articles show when and why animals and humans kill embryonic or newly hatched/born members of their own species.
The Legal Assistance Centre (LAC) says Namibia should provide safe havens for the deposit and care of unwanted babies as one way of preventing the problem of baby dumping and infanticide.