• Definition for "criminal law"
    • legislation that addresses crimes and their punishments.
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    • "To declare that in the administration…"
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criminal law definition

  • noun:
    • legislation that addresses crimes and their punishments.
    • the location of law regarding crime and discipline.
    • that part of jurisprudence which relates to crimes.
    • the body of legislation dealing with crimes and their particular punishment
  • adjective:
    • the law which pertains to crimes.
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