Criminal

  • (adj): Relating to crime or its punishment.
    Example: "Criminal court"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on criminal, criminals:

Indian Law - Criminal Law
... Penal Code formulated by the British during the British Raj in 1860, forms the backbone of criminal law in India ... The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 governs the procedural aspects of the criminal law ... In February 2011, the Supreme Court of India ruled that criminal defendants have a constitutional right to counsel ...
Criminal Intent
... Criminal intent refers primarily to intention in criminal law, the subjective purpose or goal that must be proven along with criminal acts ... It may also refer to Law Order Criminal Intent, American television series Criminal Intents/Morning Star, a 2009 EP by Dope Stars Inc ... "Criminal Intent", a song by Robyn from the album Body Talk Pt ...
Mapp V. Ohio
643 (1961), was a landmark case in criminal procedure, in which the United States Supreme Court decided that evidence obtained in violation of the Fourth Amendment, which protects against "u ...
Ukrainian Law - Areas - Criminal Law
... Criminal law deals with the prosecution and punishment of criminal offenses ... The Criminal Code of Ukraine contains the written criminal laws of Ukraine ... The maximum criminal punishment is life imprisonment, which can be reduced by decree of the President of Ukraine to 25 years of imprisonment, but only after 20 years of ...
Scientology Controversies - Church of Scientology's Response To Criticism
... Scientology's response to accusations of criminal behavior has been twofold the church is under attack by an organized conspiracy, and each of the church's critics is hiding a private ... Ron Hubbard has proclaimed that all critics of Scientology are criminals ... on numerous occasions that all of Scientology's opponents are seeking to hide their own criminal histories, and the proper course of action to stop these ...

More definitions of "criminal":

  • (adj): Involving or being or having the nature of a crime.
    Example: "A criminal offense"; "criminal abuse"
    Synonyms: felonious
  • (adj): Guilty of crime or serious offense.
    Example: "Criminal in the sight of God and man"

Famous quotes containing the word criminal:

    Squeeze human nature into the straitjacket of criminal justice and crime will appear.
    Karl Kraus (1874–1936)

    It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress.
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)

    No political party can ever make prohibition effective. A political party implies an adverse, an opposing, political party. To enforce criminal statutes implies substantial unanimity in the community. This is the result of the jury system. Hence the futility of party prohibition.
    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822–1893)