crime committed
index misdemeanor

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Look at other dictionaries:

  • crime — / krīm/ n [Middle French, from Latin crimen fault, accusation, crime] 1: conduct that is prohibited and has a specific punishment (as incarceration or fine) prescribed by public law compare delict, tort 2: an offense against public law …   Law dictionary

  • Crime in Israel — is present in various forms which include drug trafficking, arms trafficking, burglary, car theft, human trafficking etc. Contents 1 Organised crime 2 Crimes in Israel committed by Palestinians 3 Drugs in Israel …   Wikipedia

  • crime — [ kraım ] noun *** 1. ) count an illegal activity or action: commit a crime (=do something illegal): She was unaware that she had committed a crime. the scene of a crime (=where it happened): There were no apparent clues at the scene of the crime …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • crime of passion — n. A crime committed in the heat of sudden passion. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008. crime of passion A crime committed while in the th …   Law dictionary

  • Crime in Zimbabwe — Crime is a serious problem in Zimbabwe, and is driven by the country s deteriorating economy.[1] Contents 1 Non political crime 2 Political crime 3 Law enforcement …   Wikipedia

  • Crime and Punishment (video game) — Crime and Punishment Developer(s) Imagic Publisher(s) Mindscape Platform(s) C64, MS DOS …   Wikipedia

  • Crime against international law — A number of crimes against international law are created by treaty and convention. Some of these crimes are prosecuted before international courts and tribunals. But more difficult questions of jurisdiction arise when the issue is whether a… …   Wikipedia

  • crime — A positive or negative act in violation of penal law; an offense against the State or United States. Crime and misdemeanor , properly speaking, are synonymous terms; though in common usage crime is made to denote such offenses as are of a more… …   Black's law dictionary

  • crime */*/*/ — UK [kraɪm] / US noun Word forms crime : singular crime plural crimes 1) a) [countable] an illegal activity or action commit a crime (= do something illegal): She was unaware that she had committed a crime. the scene of a crime (= where it… …   English dictionary

  • Crime of the Century (album) — For other uses, see Crime of the century (disambiguation). Crime of the Century Studio album by Supertramp …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.