A person who has committed a crime
she struck up a friendship with a convicted criminal
A system of jurisprudence to be applied in criminal cases.
A person who commits a sex crime or crimes.
A system of law concerned with the punishment of offenders
A court having jurisdiction over criminal prosecutions.
Intentional or reckless damage to property belonging to another without a lawful excuse; the offence of causing such damage.
A wrong or infringement constituting or caused by a criminal act; (in later use) specifically an injury sustained as the result of a violent crime; the offence of causing such an injury.
The intention of committing a criminal act; the knowledge that a criminal act which one commits is wrong.
A lawyer specializing in criminal law.
The offence of making a malicious defamatory statement in a permanent form
A list of a person’s previous criminal convictions
A person who commits a computer crime.
A person who commits (a) thought crime.
An investigation into a crime, usually seeking to identify the offender and build a legal case against him or her; also as a mass noun.
A person who investigates crimes; a detective.
Egregious negligence; (Law) negligence which is serious enough to constitute grounds for criminal charges, typically through harming or endangering people or property.
A white-collar worker who takes advantage of his or her professional status or expertise to commit a crime, especially a non-violent, financial crime.
Adultery, especially as formerly constituting grounds for the recovery of legal damages by a husband from his wife’s adulterous partner
Official name for Old Bailey.
The system of law enforcement that is directly involved in apprehending, prosecuting, defending, sentencing, and punishing those who are suspected or convicted of criminal offenses
An international tribunal formed in 2002 for the prosecution of crimes against humanity. Its headquarters are at The Hague. In contrast with the International Court of Justice, it is not affiliated with the United Nations