Crime

when someone breaks the criminal law

crime

Assassinations, pickpocketing and burglaries were common during the Empire. Criminals were divided into 2 categories: honestiores and humiliores (usually the poorer and given the worst punishments). Criminals were tried by a jury and, in serious cases, the jury consisted of up to 75 citizens and a lawyer was appointed to represent the accused perso…...

CRIME

CRIME (Compression Ratio Info-leak Made Easy) is a security exploit against secret web cookies over connections using the HTTPS and SPDY protocols that also use data compression. When used to recover the content of secret authentication cookies, it allows an attacker to perform session hijacking on an authenticated web session, allowing the launch...
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Crime

In ordinary language, the term crime denotes an unlawful act punishable by a state. The term crime does not, in modern criminal law, have any simple and universally accepted definition, though statutory definitions have been provided for certain purposes. The most popular view is that crime is a category created by law (i.e. something is a crime i...
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crime

[n] - an evil act not necessarily punishable by law 2. [n] - an act punishable by law
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Crime

• (n.) Gross violation of human law, in distinction from a misdemeanor or trespass, or other slight offense. Hence, also, any aggravated offense against morality or the public welfare; any outrage or great wrong. • (n.) That which occasion crime. • (n.) Any great wickedness or sin; iniquity. • (n.) Any violation of law, either d...
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crime

law-breaking noun (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; `a long record of crimes`
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Crime

[International Co-operation] The Crime (International Co-operation) Act 2003 (c.32) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom covering mutual assistance in criminal matters. ...
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Crime

Crime (krīm) noun [ French crime , from Latin crimen judicial decision, that which is subjected to such a decision, charge, fault, crime, from the root of cernere to decide judicially. See Certain .] 1. Any violation of law, either divine or human; an omission...
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Crime

A crime is a wrongdoing classified by the state or Congress as a felony or misdemeanor.
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Crime

A crime is a wrongdoing classified by the state or Congress as a felony or misdemeanor.
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Crime

A specified breach of the criminal law (eg see section 33 of HASAWA for breaches) which requires proof by the prosecution of both mens rea and actus reus. Unless strict liability applies.
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Crime

A type of behavior that is has been defined by the state as deserving of punishment, which usually includes imprisonment in the county jail or state or federal prison. Crimes and their punishments are defined by Congress and state legislatures.
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crime

A violation of the criminal law, i.e., a breach of the conduct code specifically sanctioned by the state, which through its administrative agencies prosecutes offenders and imposes and administers punishments. The concept includes unacceptable actions whether prosecuted or going unpunished. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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Crime

An illegal act involving violation of law and and causing harm to public in genearl or any particular member of the public.Once the person is convicted of commiting a crime he can be punished either by imposing a fine/ putting him in prison or both.There are different categories of crimes like- crime affecting public, crime invoving trade,business ...
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Crime

Any action that contravenes the laws established by a political authority. Although we may tend to think of ‘criminals` as a distinct subsection of the population, there are few people who have not broken the law in one way or another during the course of their lives. While laws are formulated by state authorities, it is by no means unknown f...
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crime

Behaviour or action that is punishable by criminal law. A crime is a public, as opposed to a moral, wrong; it is an offence committed against (and hence punishable by) the state or the community at...
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crime

Behaviour or action that is punishable by criminal law. A crime is a public, as opposed to a moral, wrong; it is an offence committed against (and hence punishable by) the state or the community at large. Many crimes are immoral, but not all actions considered immoral are illegal. What constitutes a crime The laws of each country say which acti...
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crime

crime Etymology: Crime is one of a wide range of English words which come ultimately from or are related to the Greek verb krinein, 'to decide'. This was a relative of Latin cernere, 'to decide', from whose root evolved the noun crimen, 'judgment, accusation, illegal act'. This passed via Old French crimne (later crime) into English, where traces ...
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Crime

Crime is British military slang for a misdemeanour offence against regulations..
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crime

crime: see criminal law; criminology; gang; juvenile delinquency; organized crime.
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Crime

The felonies and misdemeanours recorded in France are evidentiary facts brought for the first time to the knowledge of police and gendarmerie services. Their qualification may be modified by the judicial authority. Excluded from crime statistics are all offences and misdemeanours relative to road circulation, offences covered by the administrative ...
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crime

the intentional commission of an act usually deemed socially harmful or dangerous and specifically defined, prohibited, and punishable under criminal ... [54 related articles]
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Crime

the violation of norms a society formally enacts into criminal law
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crime

Type of behavior defined by law as deserving punishment, including imprisonment or fine or both, upon conviction. Crimes are classified as either felonies.
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