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  • 1 Reproach — Medieval knights, those members of one of the chivalric orders or confraternities, were intended always to be without reproach, i.e. to remain a chevalier sans reproche. Breaking faith or defaulting on a promise involved, for example, being set… …

    Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • 2 crime — n. 1. Felony, aggravated misdemeanor, gross offence (especially against human law), infraction of law. 2. Sin, transgression, iniquity, wickedness, unrighteousness, wrong, delinquency (of a violent or high handed nature) …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 3 felony — n. Crime (punishable by death or by imprisonment), high crime, heinous crime, gross offence …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 4 outrage — n. & v. n. 1 an extreme or shocking violation of others rights, sentiments, etc. 2 a gross offence or indignity. 3 fierce anger or resentment (a feeling of outrage). v.tr. 1 subject to outrage. 2 injure, insult, etc. flagrantly. 3 shock and anger …

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  • 5 Ages of consent in Oceania — The ages of consent for sexual activity vary by jurisdiction across Australia and Oceania. The specific activity engaged in or the gender of its participants can also be affected by the law. Below is a discussion of the various laws dealing with… …

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  • 6 Manslaughter in English law — Homicide Murder …

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  • 7 Excommunication — • Exclusion from the communion, the principal and severest censure, is a medicinal, spiritual penalty that deprives the guilty Christian of all participation in the common blessings of ecclesiastical society Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight.… …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 8 Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 — The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007[1] Parliament of the United Kingdom Long title An Act to create a new offence that, in England …

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  • 9 Corporate manslaughter (England and Wales) — Corporate manslaughter is a criminal offence in English law, being an act of homicide committed by a company or organisation. In general, in English criminal law, a juristic person is in the same position as a natural person, and may be convicted …

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  • 10 Drug policy of Sweden — The Drug policy of Sweden is one of zero tolerance, including cannabis, focusing on prevention, treatment, and control, aiming to reduce both the supply of and demand for illegal drugs.[1] Enforcement is in the form of widespread drug testing,… …

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  • 11 Burglary — Burglar redirects here. For the comedy film, see Burglar (film). Criminal law …

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  • 12 Timor Sea Treaty — Formally known as the Timor Sea Treaty between the Government of East Timor and the Government of Australia was signed between Australia and East Timor in Dili, East Timor on May 20, 2002, the day East Timor attained its independence from United… …

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  • 13 Driving licence in Canada — In Canada, driver s licences are issued by the government of the province and territory in which the driver is residing. Thus, specific regulations relating to driver s licences vary province to province, though overall they are quite similar.… …

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  • 14 LGBT rights in Tanzania — Laws against gay sexIn Tanzania, sex acts between men are illegal, and carry a penalty of Life imprisonment. Sex acts between women are not mentioned in Tanzanian law.Penal Code Act 1945 (revised 1998)*§ 138A (sexually neutral)“Any person who, in …

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  • 15 English criminal law — The Old Bailey, a Crown Court centre, is situated on the site of the former bailey of the London wall English criminal law refers to the body of law in the jurisdiction of England and Wales which deals with crimes and their consequences. Criminal …

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  • 16 Manslaughter — For other uses, see Manslaughter (disambiguation). Homicide …

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  • 17 Sodomy law — A sodomy law is a law that defines certain sexual acts as sex crimes. The precise sexual acts meant by the term sodomy are rarely spelled out in the law, but is typically understood by courts to include any sexual act which does not lead to… …

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  • 18 Omission (criminal law) — In the criminal law, an omission, or failure to act, will constitute an actus reus (Latin for guilty act ) and give rise to liability only when the law imposes a duty to act and the defendant is in breach of that duty. Contents 1 Discussion 1.1… …

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  • 19 Censorship in the United Kingdom — has a long history with variously stringent and lax laws in place at different times, although a much more liberal approach has been taken in recent years.George OrwellGeorge Orwell wrote several articles on censorship including an item titled… …

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  • 20 Blasphemy — • Signifies etymologically gross irreverence towards any person or thing worthy of exalted esteem Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Blasphemy     Blasphemy      …

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