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The mayor wants to change that — by ensuring tickets go to the Superior Court’s traffic and minor offense division rather than the criminal division, where there’s been a backlog of cases and the burden of proof is higher.
DESPITE CRACKDOWN ANNOUNCEMENT, NOT MUCH COVID-19 ENFORCEMENT IS HAPPENINGJESSE MARXFEBRUARY 11, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
It is still illegal to use marijuana under federal law, but nearly a third of all states have eased the criminal consequences for its recreational use.
SOUTH DAKOTA VOTERS SAID YES TO LEGALIZING MARIJUANA. BUT A JUDGE RULED IT’S UNCONSTITUTIONAL.TEO ARMUSFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Many thieves use the same flatbed trucks and forklifts to steal hives that apiaries use to transport them—leading to the inescapable conclusion that the criminals looking to make a quick buck are often insiders.
BEE THEFT IS ALMOST A PERFECT CRIME—BUT THERE’S A NEW SHERIFF IN TOWNANDREW ZALESKIFEBRUARY 9, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The letter also notes under Maryland’s current criminal law, discovery of a spouse having sex with another person is similarly “inadequate provocation” for violence.
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“It can potentially lead to corruption,” said Giuseppe Fazari, professor of criminal justice at Seton Hall University.
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Larson pressured her to send compromising photographs to an offshore website he administered, according to the federal criminal complaint.
WITH CHILDREN STUCK AT HOME DURING CORONAVIRUS SHUTDOWNS, ONLINE SEXUAL PREDATORS CAN SWOOP INDAN MORSEFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
After the alleged assault, Salsman told her “not to breathe a word to anyone, or he would ruin her life,” the criminal complaint said.
A DISTRICT ATTORNEY SEXUALLY ASSAULTED ABUSE VICTIMS ON HIS OFFICE DESK, AUTHORITIES SAID. THEN HE ALLEGEDLY PRESSURED THEM TO LIE ABOUT IT.KATIE SHEPHERDFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This is a very dangerous situation, and we have to remember that we will be going after these violent criminals.
U.S. MARSHAL SHOT, HOSPITALIZED IN BALTIMORE; SUSPECT FATALLY SHOTJUSTIN WM. MOYER, EMILY DAVIESFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Her trial became one of the longest in Los Angeles’ criminal court history.
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Adan’s criminal act sets off a chain of consequences that are devastating for all involved.
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WORDS RELATED TO CRIMINAL

  • blundering
  • criminal
  • culpable
  • delinquent
  • deviating
  • errant
  • fallible
  • faulty
  • in error
  • sinful
  • sinning
  • straying
  • wrong
  • counterfeit
  • crafty
  • criminal
  • crooked
  • deceitful
  • devious
  • dishonest
  • dishonorable
  • double-dealing
  • duplicitous
  • fake
  • forged
  • mock
  • phony
  • pseudo
  • sham
  • spurious
  • swindling
  • treacherous
  • tricky
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