Criminal Law

Legal Definition and Related Resources of Criminal law

Meaning of Criminal law

That branch of jurisprudence which treats of crimes and offenses.


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Criminal law in other One-L Dictionary

The public law deals with crimes and their prosecutions

Criminal law from the Washington and Lee University School of Law Dictionary.

Criminal law in the One-L Dictionary

The public law that deals with crimes and their prosecution.

Note: This Criminal law definition in the One-L Dictionary for new law students is from Harvard Law School (HLS).

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Criminal Law in the law of the United States

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Legal English Vocabulary: Criminal Law in Spanish

Online translation of the English legal term criminal law into Spanish: derecho penal (English to Spanish translation) . More about legal dictionary from english to spanish online.

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