Is suicide a crime?
No, suicide is not a crime. If you commit suicide it is a sin.
There does not appear to be a Kentucky Statute that defines suicide or attempted suicide as a crime. KRS 216.300-308 deals with assisted suicide which is a crime in Kentucky.
Attempted suicide is not typically considered a crime. It can be considered an act resulting from a mental illness, however.
Peter Cresswell has written: 'Suicide and crime' -- subject(s): Crime and criminals, Suicide
No, it isn't a crime at all.
If you commit suicide it can't be a crime. If you attempt it in the United States it is still not a crime. India and Singapore are the only countries that I know punish for attempted suicide by 1 to 5 years in prison. It could technically be counted as a crime; however, there is no punishment conceivable for someone who has committed suicide, as they are already dead and therefore cannot feel or care… Read More
No. Suicide and attempted suicide no longer are crimes in Illinois. However, it is a crime to induce another to commit suicide.
Suicide is the only crime you can't be prosecuted for.
Your going to be dead after you commit suicide, so whys it matter?
have you commited suicide?
Crime Scene University - 2008 Murder Suicide was released on: USA: 7 October 2008
The highest crime
It sometimes leads the "target" to suicide.
Suicide. However, suicide attempts are rarely punished with jail time.
When someone asks another person to kill him will it be suicide and what do you call this type of crime?
Yes it is considered suicide and it would be murder or assisted suicide, depending on how you look at it.
It is against the law to attempt or aid someone commiting suicide
Topic Sentence: Did you know that "suicide" is the only crime you can't be charged with, if you succeed at accomplishing it?"
I would think it would be suicide. It is a crime to take another person's life and a crime to attempt to take your own life. If you succeeded in committing suicide you would be dead anyway so could not be held accountable. the correct answer is capital
Most states classify suicide as a crime. Although it is rare, attempted suicide cases can be prosecuted.
inside the US, nowhere. Suicide is a felony... it doesn't make sense but it is, and assisting in a felony, is also a crime
Suicide (and attempted suicide) were decriminalized in England and Wales in 1961, subject to the condition that one commits or attempts to commit suicide alone, without any assistance and without any joint 'suicide pact'. Suicide is not a crime in Scotland, either. Please see the links.
No it is not illegal to commit suicide...because you can not arrest a dead person and put them on trial for a crime.. It is however illegal to fail at committing suicide which is then called attempted suicide,such as if you over dose on aspirin and are taken to the hospital and they save your life,you will then be charge with attempted suicide...
It depends on the crime. There is no statute on murder.
A crime has been committed A life has been taken The name address and personal information are known by police However this person shall never go to trial or jail Why?
Possible Answers The murderer was a Siamese twin. The crime was a suicide The criminal was a suicide bomber (even where suicide isn't a crime, the person has still murdered others and damaged property). They moved to an area with no extradition laws. The police killed the person commiting the crime. A crime has been committed (drugs), a life was taken (the man who took the drugs because he committed suicide/overdosed) and they can't arrest… Read More
Trick question. If a suicide is unsuccessful, no one dies - therefore - no homicide either. And, yes, "Attempted Suicide" IS a crime on the books in some jurisdictions.
Prior to 1893, suicide was prohibited in Canada, under common law. In 1893 Canada introduced its first Criminal Code, and made attempting suicide a crime. In 1972, attempted suicide was removed from the Criminal Code.
Socrates. He was charged with a crime for not recognizing the gods and corrupting Athenians. After being sentenced to death he chose to commit suicide by drinking hemlock. He did this in the presence of his friends who respected him and cheered for him as he drank the poison.
It is not against the law to attempt suicide in the UK. Suicide and attempted suicide was a crime in England and Wales until 1961. Attempted suicide was (equivalent to) a misdemeanor but suicide was punished by the loss of the dead person's estate. The Church of England may still deny ordinary burial rites to certain suicide victims. However, please don't attempt suicide.
Major factor in suicide, automobile accidents, and crime
Not in most countries nowadays. Great Britain law used to consider suicide a 'crime' but repealed that law some 50 years ago. US law does not consider it a crime, although some States do consider attempts at suicide a criminal act but rarely prosecute, and never in case of terminal illness. Aiding and abetting at suicide however is a crime in many countries since this covers the very sensitive field of euthanasia. Many (Western) countries… Read More
No, it isn't. It used to be, but the law has since been abolished. Source: North Carolina statute 14-17.1. http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/gascripts/statutes/statutelookup.pl?statute=14 § 14-17.1. Crime of suicide abolished. The common-law crime of suicide is hereby abolished as an offense. (1973, c. 1205.)
No, suicide has not been a crime in any US State in approximately 20 years. Those states where it was a crime then were exceedingly rare (only 2 of 50). Most had de-criminalized Note that an attempted suicide is near conclusive proof that you are a danger to yourself and will likely result in involuntary commitment to a State psychiatric facility.
Many US states have no laws against suicide. By the 1990s, only two states still considered suicide as a crime or felony, but these laws have since been removed. Assisted suicide is legal in other states, if it is on medical grounds.
By the early 1990s only two states still listed suicide as a crime, and these have since been amended. As of 2011, suicide is not listed as criminal anywhere in the USA but is still considered a common law crime for purposes of awarding monetary damages by the court in certain cases. Actually, it is a very obscure issue, and of unknown legality. There are some sources stating it is illegal, however, I have yet… Read More
some of the youth crime is suicide murdered and also beat up teen for no reason or because of there skin color, religious or there language
In the UK it still is, though there have been several recent well-publicised cases where no prosecution has happened. There was a recent attempt unsucessful to liberalise the law, and there will probably be more attempts in future. In some European countries, notably Switzerland, assisting a suicide is not a crime.
Crime , civil war, suicide and love are examples of social phenomenon.
drug overdose is a drug related crime..which is called suicide.
If you know about it and don't tell anyone, then yes, i believe it is
There is no law stating that suicide is illegal. Aiding suicide is illegal. If someone attempts suicide a judge can deem someone "crazy", and force them in to a psych ward. This is because it is reasonable to assume that someone that attempts suicide is not mentally stable. But there will be no criminal charge (unless a crime was broken during the suicide, like possession of a controlled substance when someone tries to OD).
Because the full moon is a time of celebrating and depressed people feel left out so they commit suicide. It also has something to do with light.
If the question is referring to the issue of suicide, the Jewish perspective is that a person who is capable of committing suicide is mentally ill and not responsible for their action. Answer: The Torah-perspective is that suicide is the worst crime. Some (but not all) suicides are seen as described in the above answer.
Euthanasia is against the law in the UK and, depending on the circumstances, will either be treated as the criminal offence of 'murder' or of 'manslaughter'. Assisted suicide is also a criminal offence under the Suicide Act.
NO, suicide is completely legal in all 50 states because you cant charge a dead person with a crime,you can not put a dead person on trial,you can not fine or imprison a dead person..However Attempted suicide is illegal in all 50 states...
There really isn't one unless you endanger other people and they would like to press charges or, if you commit an already illegal Offense while attempting the suicide, in my opinion maybe it should be since technically you would be killing yourself. Added: Suicide/attempted suicide is still a crime in only a few places. Where it is a crime, the state law would control the maximum/minimum penalties. However, this is a crime that is rarely… Read More
Many shanty towns have a high rate of crime, suicide, drug-use and diseases.
Homicide, Arson, Suicide or the relevant detective
Which thinker you have studied thought individualism would weaken solidarity and raise violent crime suicide and anomie?
You can't be charged with committing suicide. You are dead. While still technically a crime in many places, the act of ATTEMPTING suicide usually results in being placed into psychiatric care, not criminal charges. *Note that this answer doesn't attempt to address the far more complex issue of the criminal repercussions of assisting a third party in committing suicide.
California mother attempts to kill son then tries to commit suicide she is now in hospital can she be arrested?
you betcha, illness does not annull a crime unless it is mental. you betcha, illness does not annull a crime unless it is mental. you betcha, illness anulls a crime only if it is mental illness