a secret plan by a group to do something unlawful or harmful
the act of requesting or strongly urging someone to do something
A serious criminal offense punishable by a prison sentence of more than one year
less serious crimes usually punishable by a sentence in a local jail
the rules of law announced in court decisions
A law that governs relationships between individuals and defines their legal rights.
the body of law that regulates the operation and procedures of government agencies.
A law that defines crimes against the public order.
Rules that define the manner in which the rights and duties of individuals may be enforced.
the crime of betraying one's country
the killing of one person by another
first degree murder
killing that is premeditated, deliberate, and done with malice
second degree murder
killing that is done with malice, but without premeditation or deliberation
A homicide in which the intent to kill was present in the mind of the offender, but malice was lacking.
killing in which there is no intent to kill at all
causing death through criminal negligence
the act of intentionally taking one's own life
the act of painlessly killing a suffering person or animal; mercy killing
falsely making or materially altering a writing to defraud another
Desire to harm others