§ 940.01 First-degree intentional homicide
§ 940.02 First-degree reckless homicide
§ 940.03 Felony murder
§ 940.04 Abortion
§ 940.05 Second-degree intentional homicide
§ 940.06 Second-degree reckless homicide
§ 940.07 Homicide resulting from negligent control of vicious animal
§ 940.08 Homicide by negligent handling of dangerous weapon, explosives or fire
§ 940.09 Homicide by intoxicated use of vehicle or firearm
§ 940.10 Homicide by negligent operation of vehicle
§ 940.11 Mutilating or hiding a corpse
§ 940.12 Assisting suicide
§ 940.13 Abortion exception
§ 940.15 Abortion
§ 940.16 Partial-birth abortion

Terms Used In Wisconsin Statutes > Chapter 940 > Subchapter I - Life

  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Following: when used by way of reference to any statute section, means the section next following that in which the reference is made. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Person: includes all partnerships, associations and bodies politic or corporate. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • State: when applied to states of the United States, includes the District of Columbia, the commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the several territories organized by Congress. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.