Criminal

  • (adj): Involving or being or having the nature of a crime.
    Example: "A criminal offense"; "criminal abuse"
    Synonyms: felonious
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on criminal, criminals:

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 ... proclaimed that all critics of Scientology are criminals ... wrote 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 attacks is to "expose ...
Indian Law - Criminal Law
... 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. 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 ...
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 sentence service ...

More definitions of "criminal":

  • (adj): Relating to crime or its punishment.
    Example: "Criminal court"
  • (adj): Guilty of crime or serious offense.
    Example: "Criminal in the sight of God and man"

Famous quotes containing the word criminal:

    The criminal is quite frequently not equal to his deed: he belittles and slanders it.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    The husbands of very beautiful women belong to the criminal classes.
    Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)

    A criminal trial is like a Russian novel: it starts with exasperating slowness as the characters are introduced to a jury, then there are complications in the form of minor witnesses, the protagonist finally appears and contradictions arise to produce drama, and finally as both jury and spectators grow weary and confused the pace quickens, reaching its climax in passionate final argument.
    Clifford Irving (b. 1930)