Definitions for criminal law
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the body of law dealing with crimes and their punishment
The area of law pertaining to crime and punishment.
Criminal law is the body of law that relates to crime. It regulates social conduct and proscribes threatening, harming, or otherwise endangering the health, safety, and moral welfare of people. It includes the punishment of people who violate these laws. Criminal law differs from civil law, whose emphasis is more on dispute resolution and victim compensation than on punishment.
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A branch of law that defines criminal offenses, regulates the apprehension, charging and trial of suspected persons, and fixes the penalties and modes of treatment applicable to convicted offenders.
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I share morally in the guilt but whether I am guilty under criminal law, you will have to decide.
You have prepared a criminal law, because it deprives a human being of humanity, a living, conceived human being.
The Office of the Attorney General will analyse the documents, presented on a large scale, to violations of criminal law and liability, The OAG will inform the public in due time about further steps.
In criminal law, the police can't wire somebody up. They have to give you Miranda warnings if they're going to take a statement from you, however, if a civilian is tape recording you, as was the case here with HBO, that's admissible in court if it's relevant to the crime committed.
The accused colluded to violate criminal law. The deal never happened. There was no government-to-government deal, the NACC has resolved to charge former commerce minister Boonsong Teriyapirom and Poom Sarapol, former deputy commerce minister, a total of 21 ministers and private sector employees.
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Translations for criminal law
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- trestní právoCzech
- derecho penalSpanish
- rikoslaki, rikosoikeusFinnish
- droit criminel, droit pénalFrench
- derecto criminalInterlingua
- refsiréttur, refsilög, hegningarlögIcelandic
- diritto penaleItalian
- 刑法, 형법Korean
- direito criminal, direito penalPortuguese
- dreptul penalRomanian
- уголовное правоRussian
- luật hình sựVietnamese
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