What is another word for criminal offense?

Synonyms for criminal offense
crim·i·nal offense

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  1. crime, criminal offense, criminal offence, law-breakingnoun

    (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act

    "a long record of crimes"

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  1. Billy West:

    I’m from the home of college basketball and I’m very passionate, but there is a line that doesn’t need to be crossed, we’re not looking to try to prosecute the passionate fan that is there rooting for their team. But when it crosses the line and becomes a criminal offense, that changes the dynamic ... so to be able to put the NBA in contact with the right people in each jurisdiction, I think is very important and you need that groundwork done before an incident happens.

  2. Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto:

    Instead of helping people, Croatia is encouraging masses and masses of people to commit a criminal offence - illegal crossing of the border is a criminal offense.

  3. E.W. Dijkstra:

    The use of COBOL cripples the mind; its teaching should, therefore, be reguarded as a criminal offense.

  4. Prime Minister David Cameron:

    We are going to be looking at corruption in sport and bringing forward new codes of practice that we will adopt in this country, we hope others will adopt, there is also the question about whether doping should be made a specific criminal offense which I think is something we should be looking at and debating in this house.

  5. Danny Cevallos:

    Typically in criminal law, motive is not an element of a criminal offense, however, motive can be evidence of your intent (to commit a crime). Why you did something can tell us about what you meant to do when it happened. Hate crimes require that (an intent to commit crime) be motivated by some animus, some hatred of other people.

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