Logo
Unionpedia
Communication
Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Install
Faster access than browser!
 

Criminal law

Index Criminal law

Criminal law is the body of law that relates to crime. [1]

121 relations: Absolute liability, Actus reus, Administrative law, Alfonso de Castro, Ancient Greece, Arson, Assault, Babylonian law, Battery (crime), Caning, Capital punishment, Causation (law), Cigarette, Civil law (common law), Code of Hammurabi, Code of Ur-Nammu, Code pénal (France), Common law, Conspiracy (criminal), Contract, Corporal punishment, Crime, Crimes against humanity, Criminal Code of Russia, Criminal conversion, Criminal justice, Criminal law of Australia, Criminal law of Canada, Criminal law of Singapore, Criminal law of the United States, Damages, Death, Deterrence (legal), Digest (Roman law), Diminished responsibility, Draco (lawgiver), Drowning, Eggshell skull, Element (criminal law), Embezzlement, Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition, English criminal law, Europe, European Union law, Exile, Fine (penalty), Flagellation, Fraud, Furtum, Gaius (jurist), ..., Genocide, Grievous bodily harm, Gross negligence, Hong Kong criminal law, House arrest, Incapacitation (penology), Indian criminal law, Intention (criminal law), Intention in English law, International Criminal Court, International criminal law, International law, Irish criminal law, Jurisdiction, Justice, Lagash, Latin, Law, Legal socialization, Malice (law), Manslaughter, Martial law, Mattress, Medicine, Mens rea, Motive (law), Nazism, Negligence, Nuremberg trials, Omission (law), Parole, Penal Code of Romania, Persistent vegetative state, Philippine criminal law, Prison, Probation, Provocation (legal), Proximate cause, Punishment, R v Blaue, Rape, Recklessness (law), Rehabilitation (penology), Restorative justice, Retributive justice, Robbery, Roman Empire, Roman law, Roy Beldam, Sanctions (law), Scottish criminal law, Settled insanity, Sexual intercourse, Solon, Sovereign state, Strict liability, Sumer, Swiss Criminal Code, Theft, Third Dynasty of Ur, Tort, Transferred intent, Trespass, Twelve Tables, United States and the International Criminal Court, Universal jurisdiction, Ur, Ur-Nammu, Urukagina, William the Conqueror, World War II. Expand index (71 more) »

Absolute liability

Absolute liability is a standard of legal liability found in tort and criminal law of various legal jurisdictions.

New!!: Criminal law and Absolute liability · See more »

Actus reus

Actus reus, sometimes called the external element or the objective element of a crime, is the Latin term for the "guilty act" which, when proved beyond a reasonable doubt in combination with the mens rea, "guilty mind", produces criminal liability in the common law-based criminal law jurisdictions of England and Wales, Canada, Australia, India, Kenya, Pakistan, South Africa, New Zealand, Scotland, Nigeria, Ghana, Ireland, Israel and the United States of America.

New!!: Criminal law and Actus reus · See more »

Administrative law

Administrative law is the body of law that governs the activities of administrative agencies of government.

New!!: Criminal law and Administrative law · See more »

Alfonso de Castro

Alfonso de Castro (1495 in Zamora, Spain – 11 February 1558 in Brussels, Belgium), known also as Alphonsus a Castro, was a Franciscan theologian and jurist.

New!!: Criminal law and Alfonso de Castro · See more »

Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece was a civilization belonging to a period of Greek history from the Greek Dark Ages of the 13th–9th centuries BC to the end of antiquity (AD 600).

New!!: Criminal law and Ancient Greece · See more »

Arson

Arson is a crime of intentionally, deliberately and maliciously setting fire to buildings, wildland areas, abandoned homes, vehicles or other property with the intent to cause damage or enjoy the act.

New!!: Criminal law and Arson · See more »

Assault

An assault is the act of inflicting physical harm or unwanted physical contact upon a person or, in some specific legal definitions, a threat or attempt to commit such an action.

New!!: Criminal law and Assault · See more »

Babylonian law

Babylonian law is a subset of cuneiform law that has received particular study, owing to the singular extent of the associated archaeological material that has been found for it.

New!!: Criminal law and Babylonian law · See more »

Battery (crime)

Battery is a criminal offense involving the unlawful physical acting upon a threat, distinct from assault which is the act of creating apprehension of such contact.

New!!: Criminal law and Battery (crime) · See more »

Caning

Caning is a form of corporal punishment consisting of a number of hits (known as "strokes" or "cuts") with a single cane usually made of rattan, generally applied to the offender's bare or clothed buttocks (see spanking) or hand(s) (on the palm).

New!!: Criminal law and Caning · See more »

Capital punishment

Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is a government-sanctioned practice whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment for a crime.

New!!: Criminal law and Capital punishment · See more »

Causation (law)

Causation is the "causal relationship between conduct and result".

New!!: Criminal law and Causation (law) · See more »

Cigarette

A cigarette is a narrow cylinder containing tobacco that is rolled into thin paper for smoking.

New!!: Criminal law and Cigarette · See more »

Civil law (common law)

Civil law is a branch of the law.

New!!: Criminal law and Civil law (common law) · See more »

Code of Hammurabi

The Code of Hammurabi is a well-preserved Babylonian code of law of ancient Mesopotamia, dated back to about 1754 BC (Middle Chronology).

New!!: Criminal law and Code of Hammurabi · See more »

Code of Ur-Nammu

The Code of Ur-Nammu is the oldest known law code surviving today.

New!!: Criminal law and Code of Ur-Nammu · See more »

Code pénal (France)

The Code pénal is the codification of French criminal law (droit pénal).

New!!: Criminal law and Code pénal (France) · See more »

Common law

Common law (also known as judicial precedent or judge-made law, or case law) is that body of law derived from judicial decisions of courts and similar tribunals.

New!!: Criminal law and Common law · See more »

Conspiracy (criminal)

In criminal law, a conspiracy is an agreement between two or more persons to commit a crime at some time in the future.

New!!: Criminal law and Conspiracy (criminal) · See more »

Contract

A contract is a promise or set of promises that are legally enforceable and, if violated, allow the injured party access to legal remedies.

New!!: Criminal law and Contract · See more »

Corporal punishment

Corporal punishment or physical punishment is a punishment intended to cause physical pain on a person.

New!!: Criminal law and Corporal punishment · See more »

Crime

In ordinary language, a crime is an unlawful act punishable by a state or other authority.

New!!: Criminal law and Crime · See more »

Crimes against humanity

Crimes against humanity are certain acts that are deliberately committed as part of a widespread or systematic attack or individual attack directed against any civilian or an identifiable part of a civilian population.

New!!: Criminal law and Crimes against humanity · See more »

Criminal Code of Russia

The Russian Criminal Code (Уголовный кодекс Российской Федерации, frequently abbreviated УК РФ) is the prime source of the Law of the Russian Federation concerning criminal offences.

New!!: Criminal law and Criminal Code of Russia · See more »

Criminal conversion

Criminal conversion is a crime, limited to parts of common law systems outside England and Wales, of exerting unauthorized use or control of someone else's property, at a minimum personal property, but in some jurisdictions also applying to types of real property, such as land (to squatting or holding over) or to patents, design rights and trademarks.

New!!: Criminal law and Criminal conversion · See more »

Criminal justice

Criminal justice is the delivery of justice to those who have committed crimes.

New!!: Criminal law and Criminal justice · See more »

Criminal law of Australia

The criminal law of Australia is the body of law made, recognised and applied in Australia that relates to crime.

New!!: Criminal law and Criminal law of Australia · See more »

Criminal law of Canada

The criminal law of Canada is under the exclusive legislative jurisdiction of the Parliament of Canada.

New!!: Criminal law and Criminal law of Canada · See more »

Criminal law of Singapore

Although the legal system of Singapore is a common law system, the criminal law of Singapore is largely statutory in nature.

New!!: Criminal law and Criminal law of Singapore · See more »

Criminal law of the United States

Responsibility for criminal law and criminal justice in the United States is shared between the states and the federal government.

New!!: Criminal law and Criminal law of the United States · See more »

Damages

In law, damages are an award, typically of money, to be paid to a person as compensation for loss or injury.

New!!: Criminal law and Damages · See more »

Death

Death is the cessation of all biological functions that sustain a living organism.

New!!: Criminal law and Death · See more »

Deterrence (legal)

Deterrence is the use of punishment as a threat which is considered as a means to prevent people from offending or to reduce the probability and/or level of offending.

New!!: Criminal law and Deterrence (legal) · See more »

Digest (Roman law)

The Digest, also known as the Pandects (Digesta seu Pandectae, adapted from πανδέκτης pandéktēs, "all-containing"), is a name given to a compendium or digest of juristic writings on Roman law compiled by order of the Eastern Roman emperor Justinian I in the 6th century CE (530–533).

New!!: Criminal law and Digest (Roman law) · See more »

Diminished responsibility

In criminal law, diminished responsibility (or diminished capacity) is a potential defense by excuse by which defendants argue that although they broke the law, they should not be held fully criminally liable for doing so, as their mental functions were "diminished" or impaired.

New!!: Criminal law and Diminished responsibility · See more »

Draco (lawgiver)

Draco (Δράκων, Drakōn; fl. c. 7th century BC) was the first recorded legislator of Athens in Ancient Greece.

New!!: Criminal law and Draco (lawgiver) · See more »

Drowning

Drowning is defined as respiratory impairment from being in or under a liquid.

New!!: Criminal law and Drowning · See more »

Eggshell skull

The eggshell rule (or thin skull rule) is a well-established legal doctrine in common law, used in some tort law systems, with a similar doctrine applicable to criminal law.

New!!: Criminal law and Eggshell skull · See more »

Element (criminal law)

Under United States law, an element of a crime (or element of an offense) is one of a set of facts that must all be proven to convict a defendant of a crime.

New!!: Criminal law and Element (criminal law) · See more »

Embezzlement

Embezzlement is the act of withholding assets for the purpose of conversion (theft) of such assets, by one or more persons to whom the assets were entrusted, either to be held or to be used for specific purposes.

New!!: Criminal law and Embezzlement · See more »

Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition

The Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition (1910–11) is a 29-volume reference work, an edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica.

New!!: Criminal law and Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition · See more »

English criminal law

English criminal law refers to the body of law in the jurisdiction of England and Wales which deals with crimes and their consequences, and which is complementary to the civil law of England and Wales.

New!!: Criminal law and English criminal law · See more »

Europe

Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.

New!!: Criminal law and Europe · See more »

European Union law

European Union law is the system of laws operating within the member states of the European Union.

New!!: Criminal law and European Union law · See more »

Exile

To be in exile means to be away from one's home (i.e. city, state, or country), while either being explicitly refused permission to return or being threatened with imprisonment or death upon return.

New!!: Criminal law and Exile · See more »

Fine (penalty)

A fine or mulct is money that a court of law or other authority decides has to be paid as punishment for a crime or other offence.

New!!: Criminal law and Fine (penalty) · See more »

Flagellation

Flagellation (Latin flagellum, "whip"), flogging, whipping or lashing is the act of beating the human body with special implements such as whips, lashes, rods, switches, the cat o' nine tails, the sjambok, etc.

New!!: Criminal law and Flagellation · See more »

Fraud

In law, fraud is deliberate deception to secure unfair or unlawful gain, or to deprive a victim of a legal right.

New!!: Criminal law and Fraud · See more »

Furtum

Furtum was a delict of Roman law comparable to the modern offence of theft (as it is usually translated) despite being a civil and not criminal wrong.

New!!: Criminal law and Furtum · See more »

Gaius (jurist)

Gaius (fl. AD 130–180) was a celebrated Roman jurist.

New!!: Criminal law and Gaius (jurist) · See more »

Genocide

Genocide is intentional action to destroy a people (usually defined as an ethnic, national, racial, or religious group) in whole or in part.

New!!: Criminal law and Genocide · See more »

Grievous bodily harm

Grievous bodily harm (often abbreviated to GBH) is a term used in English criminal law to describe the severest forms of assault.

New!!: Criminal law and Grievous bodily harm · See more »

Gross negligence

Gross negligence is the "lack of slight diligence or care" or "a conscious, voluntary act or omission in reckless disregard of a legal duty and of the consequences to another party." In some jurisdictions a person injured as a result of gross negligence may be able to recover punitive damages from the person who caused the injury or loss.

New!!: Criminal law and Gross negligence · See more »

Hong Kong criminal law

The general framework and the body of Hong Kong’s criminal laws were in fact imported from the United Kingdom when Hong Kong was first become a Crown colony in 1842 under the Treaty of Nanking.

New!!: Criminal law and Hong Kong criminal law · See more »

House arrest

In justice and law, house arrest (also called home confinement, home detention, or, in modern times, electronic monitoring) is a measure by which a person is confined by the authorities to a residence.

New!!: Criminal law and House arrest · See more »

Incapacitation (penology)

Incapacitation in the context of criminal sentencing philosophy is the effect of a sentence in positively preventing (rather than merely deterring) future offending.

New!!: Criminal law and Incapacitation (penology) · See more »

Indian criminal law

Indian criminal law is the law relating to criminal conduct in India.

New!!: Criminal law and Indian criminal law · See more »

Intention (criminal law)

In criminal law, intent is one of three general classes of mens rea necessary to constitute a conventional, as opposed to strict liability, crime.

New!!: Criminal law and Intention (criminal law) · See more »

Intention in English law

In English criminal law, intention is one of the types of mens rea (Latin for "guilty mind") that, when accompanied by an actus reus (Latin for "guilty act"), constitutes a crime.

New!!: Criminal law and Intention in English law · See more »

International Criminal Court

The International Criminal Court (ICC or ICCt) is an intergovernmental organization and international tribunal that sits in The Hague in the Netherlands.

New!!: Criminal law and International Criminal Court · See more »

International criminal law

International criminal law is a body of public international law designed to prohibit certain categories of conduct commonly viewed as serious atrocities and to make perpetrators of such conduct criminally accountable for their perpetration.

New!!: Criminal law and International criminal law · See more »

International law

International law is the set of rules generally regarded and accepted as binding in relations between states and between nations.

New!!: Criminal law and International law · See more »

Irish criminal law

The Republic of Ireland has no set criminal code.

New!!: Criminal law and Irish criminal law · See more »

Jurisdiction

Jurisdiction (from the Latin ius, iuris meaning "law" and dicere meaning "to speak") is the practical authority granted to a legal body to administer justice within a defined field of responsibility, e.g., Michigan tax law.

New!!: Criminal law and Jurisdiction · See more »

Justice

Justice is the legal or philosophical theory by which fairness is administered.

New!!: Criminal law and Justice · See more »

Lagash

Lagash (cuneiform: LAGAŠKI; Sumerian: Lagaš) is an ancient city located northwest of the junction of the Euphrates and Tigris rivers and east of Uruk, about east of the modern town of Ash Shatrah, Iraq.

New!!: Criminal law and Lagash · See more »

Latin

Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

New!!: Criminal law and Latin · See more »

Law

Law is a system of rules that are created and enforced through social or governmental institutions to regulate behavior.

New!!: Criminal law and Law · See more »

Legal socialization

Legal socialization is the process through which, individuals acquire attitudes and beliefs about the law, legal authorities, and legal institutions.

New!!: Criminal law and Legal socialization · See more »

Malice (law)

Malice is a legal term referring to a party's intention to do injury to another party.

New!!: Criminal law and Malice (law) · See more »

Manslaughter

Manslaughter is a common law legal term for homicide considered by law as less culpable than murder.

New!!: Criminal law and Manslaughter · See more »

Martial law

Martial law is the imposition of direct military control of normal civilian functions of government, especially in response to a temporary emergency such as invasion or major disaster, or in an occupied territory. Martial law can be used by governments to enforce their rule over the public.

New!!: Criminal law and Martial law · See more »

Mattress

A mattress is a large, rectangular pad for supporting the reclining body, designed to be used as a bed or on a bed frame, as part of a bed.

New!!: Criminal law and Mattress · See more »

Medicine

Medicine is the science and practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.

New!!: Criminal law and Medicine · See more »

Mens rea

Mens rea (Law Latin for "guilty mind") is the mental element of a person's intention to commit a crime; or knowledge that one's action or lack of action would cause a crime to be committed.

New!!: Criminal law and Mens rea · See more »

Motive (law)

A motive, in law, especially criminal law, is the cause that moves people to induce a certain action.

New!!: Criminal law and Motive (law) · See more »

Nazism

National Socialism (Nationalsozialismus), more commonly known as Nazism, is the ideology and practices associated with the Nazi Party – officially the National Socialist German Workers' Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei or NSDAP) – in Nazi Germany, and of other far-right groups with similar aims.

New!!: Criminal law and Nazism · See more »

Negligence

Negligence (Lat. negligentia) is a failure to exercise appropriate and or ethical ruled care expected to be exercised amongst specified circumstances.

New!!: Criminal law and Negligence · See more »

Nuremberg trials

The Nuremberg trials (Die Nürnberger Prozesse) were a series of military tribunals held by the Allied forces under international law and the laws of war after World War II.

New!!: Criminal law and Nuremberg trials · See more »

Omission (law)

An omission is a failure to act, which generally attracts different legal consequences from positive conduct.

New!!: Criminal law and Omission (law) · See more »

Parole

Parole is a temporary release of a prisoner who agrees to certain conditions before the completion of the maximum sentence period, originating from the French parole ("voice, spoken words").

New!!: Criminal law and Parole · See more »

Penal Code of Romania

The Penal Code of Romania (Codul penal al României) is a document providing the legal basis regarding criminal law in Romania.

New!!: Criminal law and Penal Code of Romania · See more »

Persistent vegetative state

A persistent vegetative state (PVS) is a disorder of consciousness in which patients with severe brain damage are in a state of partial arousal rather than true awareness.

New!!: Criminal law and Persistent vegetative state · See more »

Philippine criminal law

Philippine Criminal Laws is the body of law and defining the penalties thereof in the Philippines.

New!!: Criminal law and Philippine criminal law · See more »

Prison

A prison, also known as a correctional facility, jail, gaol (dated, British English), penitentiary (American English), detention center (American English), or remand center is a facility in which inmates are forcibly confined and denied a variety of freedoms under the authority of the state.

New!!: Criminal law and Prison · See more »

Probation

Probation in criminal law is a period of supervision over an offender, ordered by the court instead of serving time in prison.

New!!: Criminal law and Probation · See more »

Provocation (legal)

Provocation is a set of events that might be adequate to cause a reasonable person to lose self control, whereby a criminal act is less morally culpable than a premeditated act done out of pure malice (malice aforethought).

New!!: Criminal law and Provocation (legal) · See more »

Proximate cause

In the law, a proximate cause is an event sufficiently related to an injury that the courts deem the event to be the cause of that injury.

New!!: Criminal law and Proximate cause · See more »

Punishment

A punishment is the imposition of an undesirable or unpleasant outcome upon a group or individual, meted out by an authority—in contexts ranging from child discipline to criminal law—as a response and deterrent to a particular action or behaviour that is deemed undesirable or unacceptable.

New!!: Criminal law and Punishment · See more »

R v Blaue

R v Blaue (1975) 61 Cr App R 271 is an English causation-law case in which the Court of Appeal decided that the refusal of a Jehovah's Witness to accept a blood transfusion after being stabbed did not constitute a novus actus interveniens for the purposes of legal causation.

New!!: Criminal law and R v Blaue · See more »

Rape

Rape is a type of sexual assault usually involving sexual intercourse or other forms of sexual penetration carried out against a person without that person's consent.

New!!: Criminal law and Rape · See more »

Recklessness (law)

In criminal law and in the law of tort, recklessness may be defined as the state of mind where a person deliberately and unjustifiably pursues a course of action while consciously disregarding any risks flowing from such action.

New!!: Criminal law and Recklessness (law) · See more »

Rehabilitation (penology)

Rehabilitation is the re-integration into society of a convicted person and the main objective of modern penal policy, to counter habitual offending, also known as criminal recidivism.

New!!: Criminal law and Rehabilitation (penology) · See more »

Restorative justice

Restorative justice is an approach to justice in which the response to a crime is to organize a mediation between the victim and the offender, and sometimes with representatives of a wider community as well.

New!!: Criminal law and Restorative justice · See more »

Retributive justice

Retributive justice is a theory of justice that holds that the best response to a crime is a punishment proportional to the offense, inflicted because the offender deserves the punishment.

New!!: Criminal law and Retributive justice · See more »

Robbery

Robbery is the crime of taking or attempting to take anything of value by force, threat of force, or by putting the victim in fear.

New!!: Criminal law and Robbery · See more »

Roman Empire

The Roman Empire (Imperium Rōmānum,; Koine and Medieval Greek: Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων, tr.) was the post-Roman Republic period of the ancient Roman civilization, characterized by government headed by emperors and large territorial holdings around the Mediterranean Sea in Europe, Africa and Asia.

New!!: Criminal law and Roman Empire · See more »

Roman law

Roman law is the legal system of ancient Rome, including the legal developments spanning over a thousand years of jurisprudence, from the Twelve Tables (c. 449 BC), to the Corpus Juris Civilis (AD 529) ordered by Eastern Roman Emperor Justinian I. Roman law forms the basic framework for civil law, the most widely used legal system today, and the terms are sometimes used synonymously.

New!!: Criminal law and Roman law · See more »

Roy Beldam

Sir Roy Beldam (born 29 March 1925) is a former Lord Justice of Appeal in England and Wales.

New!!: Criminal law and Roy Beldam · See more »

Sanctions (law)

Sanctions, in law and legal definition, are penalties or other means of enforcement used to provide incentives for obedience with the law, or with rules and regulations.

New!!: Criminal law and Sanctions (law) · See more »

Scottish criminal law

Scots criminal law governs the rules of criminal law in Scotland.

New!!: Criminal law and Scottish criminal law · See more »

Settled insanity

Settled insanity is defined as a permanent or "settled" condition caused by long-term substance abuse and differs from the temporary state of intoxication.

New!!: Criminal law and Settled insanity · See more »

Sexual intercourse

Sexual intercourse (or coitus or copulation) is principally the insertion and thrusting of the penis, usually when erect, into the vagina for sexual pleasure, reproduction, or both.

New!!: Criminal law and Sexual intercourse · See more »

Solon

Solon (Σόλων Sólōn; BC) was an Athenian statesman, lawmaker and poet.

New!!: Criminal law and Solon · See more »

Sovereign state

A sovereign state is, in international law, a nonphysical juridical entity that is represented by one centralized government that has sovereignty over a geographic area.

New!!: Criminal law and Sovereign state · See more »

Strict liability

In criminal and civil law, strict liability is a standard of liability under which a person is legally responsible for the consequences flowing from an activity even in the absence of fault or criminal intent on the part of the defendant.

New!!: Criminal law and Strict liability · See more »

Sumer

SumerThe name is from Akkadian Šumeru; Sumerian en-ĝir15, approximately "land of the civilized kings" or "native land".

New!!: Criminal law and Sumer · See more »

Swiss Criminal Code

The Swiss Criminal Code (SR 311, Strafgesetzbuch (StGB), Code pénal suisse (CP), Codice penale svizzero (CP), Cudesch penal svizzer) is the criminal code in Swiss law.

New!!: Criminal law and Swiss Criminal Code · See more »

Theft

In common usage, theft is the taking of another person's property or services without that person's permission or consent with the intent to deprive the rightful owner of it.

New!!: Criminal law and Theft · See more »

Third Dynasty of Ur

The terms "Third Dynasty of Ur" and "Neo-Sumerian Empire" refer to both a 22nd to 21st century BC (middle chronology) Sumerian ruling dynasty based in the city of Ur and a short-lived territorial-political state which some historians consider to have been a nascent empire.

New!!: Criminal law and Third Dynasty of Ur · See more »

Tort

A tort, in common law jurisdictions, is a civil wrong that causes a claimant to suffer loss or harm resulting in legal liability for the person who commits the tortious act.

New!!: Criminal law and Tort · See more »

Transferred intent

Transferred intent (or transferred malice in English law) is a legal doctrine that holds that, when the intention to harm one individual inadvertently causes a second person to be hurt instead, the perpetrator is still held responsible.

New!!: Criminal law and Transferred intent · See more »

Trespass

Trespass is an area of criminal law or tort law broadly divided into three groups: trespass to the person, trespass to chattels and trespass to land.

New!!: Criminal law and Trespass · See more »

Twelve Tables

According to Greek tradition, the Law of the Twelve Tables (Leges Duodecim Tabularum or Duodecim Tabulae) was the legislation that stood at the foundation of Roman law.

New!!: Criminal law and Twelve Tables · See more »

United States and the International Criminal Court

The United States is not a State Party to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (Rome Statute), which founded the International Criminal Court (ICC) in 2002 as a permanent international criminal court to "bring to justice the perpetrators of the worst crimes known to humankind – war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide", when national courts are unable or unwilling to do so.

New!!: Criminal law and United States and the International Criminal Court · See more »

Universal jurisdiction

Universal jurisdiction allows states or international organizations to claim criminal jurisdiction over an accused person regardless of where the alleged crime was committed, and regardless of the accused's nationality, country of residence, or any other relation with the prosecuting entity.

New!!: Criminal law and Universal jurisdiction · See more »

Ur

Ur (Sumerian: Urim; Sumerian Cuneiform: KI or URIM5KI; Akkadian: Uru; أور; אור) was an important Sumerian city-state in ancient Mesopotamia, located at the site of modern Tell el-Muqayyar (تل المقير) in south Iraq's Dhi Qar Governorate.

New!!: Criminal law and Ur · See more »

Ur-Nammu

Ur-Nammu (or Ur-Namma, Ur-Engur, Ur-Gur, Sumerian:, ca. 2047-2030 BC short chronology) founded the Sumerian Third Dynasty of Ur, in southern Mesopotamia, following several centuries of Akkadian and Gutian rule.

New!!: Criminal law and Ur-Nammu · See more »

Urukagina

Uru-ka-gina, Uru-inim-gina, or Iri-ka-gina (𒌷𒅗𒄀𒈾; 24th century BC, short chronology) was a ruler (''ensi'') of the city-state Lagash in Mesopotamia.

New!!: Criminal law and Urukagina · See more »

William the Conqueror

William I (c. 1028Bates William the Conqueror p. 33 – 9 September 1087), usually known as William the Conqueror and sometimes William the Bastard, was the first Norman King of England, reigning from 1066 until his death in 1087.

New!!: Criminal law and William the Conqueror · See more »

World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

New!!: Criminal law and World War II · See more »

Redirects here:

Criminal Law, Criminal case, Criminal jurisprudence, Law and crime, Penal Law, Penal law, Punitive law, Retributive law.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Criminal_law

OutgoingIncoming
Hey! We are on Facebook now! »