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crim·i·nal law

(krimĭ-năl law)
Legislation dealing with crime and its punishment.

criminal law

The area of the law relating to violations of statutes that pertain to public offenses or acts committed against the public. For example, a health care provider can be prosecuted for criminal acts such as assault and battery, fraud, and abuse.
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Today, all criminal defendants, except in rare circumstances, enjoy the right to be represented in criminal cases by legal counsel, often provided at state expense.
In the letter addressed to Chief Electoral Officer, Kunal Kumar, the BJP Goa president Vinay Tendulkar stated, "Even though Monseratte has declared details of criminal cases against him in Form 26 before the Returning Officer (RO) for Bye-Elections to Panaji Assembly Constituency, but the same has not been mentioned in print and electronic media."
Three of BJP's seven candidates and two AAP contestants have declared criminal cases.
With the fall of the regime of her late husband, former President Ferdinand Marcos, she faced a total of 28 criminal cases lodged at the Sandiganbayan.
So, the Police totally initiated 8 criminal cases on different articles of Armenia's Criminal Code.
One, you may file a criminal case for the crime of the dishonoured cheque, and secondly you may file a civil case for the value of the cheque.
Attorney's Office in the related civil and criminal cases against former USA Drug executive Garret Sorensen is going to cost them.
As noted in Cheek,(12) the general common-law rule for criminal cases has been significantly modified by Congress for Federal criminal tax offenses under the Code.
It should be reminded that during the investigation of a number of criminal case materials examined by the Shirak Marz Prosecutor's Office, as well as during the prosecutor's control over the lawfulness of the use of punishments and other coercive measures in the Artik penitentiary of the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia, the detention facilities continued cases of prisoners being convicted, detained, arrested, and used by officials in the penitentiary for negligence for displaying.
14 criminal cases were opened into the murder of minors in 2018, said the prosecutor of the Office for the Supervision of Operational Investigation Activities and the investigation of the General Prosecutor's Office Timur Saitov at the round table discussions on January 30.
Romanian Member of the European Parliament, European Parliament's Permanent Rapporteur on Azerbaijan Norica Nicolai welcomes the decision of the Azerbaijani authorities to discontinue the criminal case against Mehman Huseynov, Trend reports on Jan.