Crime legal definition of crime
CRIME. A crime is an offence against a public law. This word, in its most general signification, comprehends all offences but, in its limited sense, it is confined to felony. 1 Chitty, Gen. Pr. 14. 2. The term misdemeanor includes every offence inferior to felony, but punishable by indictment or by particular prescribed proceedings. 3.
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