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criminal

anyone who has committed a crimanal offences(a crime against the state) or who has been proven quilty of such a offence

civil

pertaining to crimes against a person or persons

plaintiff

one who brings a counter action against another

defendant

a person or party against whom a plaintiffs allegations are brought

cited

mentioned in refer ence to legal sources that supposed a proposition of law to be established

felony

a crime more serious than a misdemonor and pusinshable by imprisonment for more then a year or death

misdeminor

an offence less serious than a felony and which maybe punished by a fine or sentence to local persion for less then a year

statutory

pertending to law

murder

an act done with intent to kill the victim

manslaughter

an unpremeditated taking of a human life

rape

unlawful sexual intersourse with a female against her will

sodomy

unnatural copulation of a human beings with each other or in an animal

robbery

stealing of personal property of another either from his her person or in the immediate presence of the victim

larceny

stealing or removing someones personal property to convert it illegally or deprive the owner of its possession

arson

intentional burning

burgalry

breaking and entering for the purpose to commit a crime

mayham

wonton causing of violent injury to a person or thing

assault

deliberate attempt-threat to inflict bodily harm

battery

illegal touching of a person

reformation

the rehabilitation of a criminal

restraint

restriction of liberty

retribution

given or demanded in payment

deterrence

punishment used to discourage crime

tort

private wrong or injury

intentional

deliberate

negligence

fail to take reasonable percautions

strict liability

responsility of a seller or manufacturer

theft

stealing property without consent

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