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The investigation led to the arrest of a man who was ultimately convicted of a hate crime.

Higher levels of economic inequality, after all, are correlated with an increase in hate crimes.

Authorities rarely file charges of domestic terrorism against suspected American extremists, resorting instead to prosecutions for hate crimes, illegal gun possession and other federal or state violations.

It will be up to prosecutors to decide whether to seek a hate crime enhancement, and that was not discussed at the hearing.

Among other remedies the new provision provides civil damages for victims of up to $10,000 per hate crimes act.

Indeed, the NYPD has still not labeled this attack a hate crime.

Europeans are reluctant to describe the Brussels museum shooting as an anti-Semitic hate crime.

Overall, an estimated 60 percent of total and violent hate crime victimizations were not reported to police in 2012.

With the knowledge of how many go unreported, the BJS survey is seen as a more accurate portrayal of hate crime in America.

Hate crime statutes exist in many jurisdictions where bias-motivated crimes are given more severe penalties.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hate crime, such as: assault, attack, beating, censure, charge, and hounding.

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