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congeable
lawful; done with permission
burglary
a breaking and entering into a dwelling with intent to commit a crime
commitment
the written order by which a court or magistrate directs an officer to take a person to prison, or holding one in custody who is accused of a crime
competent
duly qualified; answering all requirements
complainant
one who instigates prosecution or who makes accusation against the suspected person
concurrent
running together; having the same authority
corpral punishment
physical punishment inflicted on ones body
crime
an act or omission, forbidden by law
complaint
charge made before a proper officer that an offense has been committed by a person
confession
an admission by a person accused of a crime that he has committed the offense charged
contempt
a wilful disregard or disobedience of public authority
convict
the act of proving a person to be, or finding him to be, guilty of a crime
criminal
a person who is guilty or committing a crime
criminology
the study of the cause, prevention, and correction of criminal behavior
battery
an unlawful touching, beating, wounding, or laying hold of another's person or clothes wihtout his consent
bigamy
the offense of having two husbands or two wives at the same time
bill of rights
the first ten amendments of the u.s. constitution
blackmail
a crime by which money is obtained from someone by threats of ill treatment, lielous accusations or exposure of faults
bootleg
to illegally manufacture, deal in, or deliver a commodity
bribery
the offense of giving or recieving a gift or reward intended to influence a person in the exercise of a judicial or public duty