criminal law

Definition of "criminal law"
  1. A body of regulations set by Congress or state legislators that tag certain actions as illegal, punishable by fines, imprisonment or both
How to use "criminal law" in a sentence
  1. In criminal law, theft is considered a punishable offense.
  2. Criminal law addresses serious offenses such as murder and fraud.
  3. Under criminal law, he was charged with assault for the fight.

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