Definition of criminal law in English:
A system of law concerned with the punishment of offenders: it is the function of the criminal law to punish Contrasted with civil law.
More example sentences
- The second relationship between public international law and international criminal law is more complex.
- Such protection will often include not only police protection but also a system of state criminal law under which offenders may be prosecuted.
- I did a fair amount of criminal law and civil law, but generally it was conveyancing.
Definition of criminal law in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan