Case brought by the government against an individual accused of committing a crime.
A case concerning an act considered harmful to the general public that is forbidden by law and punishable by fine, imprisonment, or community service.
An action instituted to punish an infraction of the criminal laws.
A lawsuit brought by a prosecutor that charges a person with the commission of a crime.
A lawsuit filed at the federal, state or local government level charging a person with the commission of a crime.
A court proceeding in which a person who is charged with having committed or omitted an act against the community or state is brought to trial and either found not guilty or guilty and sentenced.
A type of court case relating to the defendant's alleged violation of the law. Conviction could result in fines, loss of rights, or imprisonment.
a case filed by a government against a person for alleged violation of the criminal laws to punish that person
a case filed by the city attorney or county attorney against someone for breaking the law
a court case where a person is alleged to have committed a criminal violation
an action brought by the government against a person who has broken the law
an action brought by the government (local, state or federal) on the behalf of society, and seeks to punish the offender
an action brought by the state against a person or corporation charged with violating the law
an action in which a defendant is accused by the government (the state or a city) of having committed a crime
a trial brought in the name of the State of Nebraska against a person charged with violating the criminal law
always prosecuted by the government, it involves a party charged with committing certain acts that society has defined as "criminal" in public law.
A charge filed by a prosecutor against a defendant concerning violation of a criminal law. The act of violating a criminal law is an offense against the community, not a private wrong. Examples of criminal cases include theft and murder.
A lawsuit is called a "criminal case" when it is between the state on one side, as plaintiff, and a person on the other side, as defendant, charging the defendant with committing a crime, the verdict usually being "guilty" or "not guilty" and can result in incarceration.
A criminal lawsuit with the State of West Virginia versus the defendant.
An action whose purpose is to identify and punish a defendant for an act if committing a crime; criminal acts are wrongs, not only against the victim, but against all society, and as such are prosecuted at public expense in the name of the people.
The government or "state" prosecutes someone accused of a crime.
A case in which a defendant or defendants are charged with committing a crime. The charges are usually submitted by "The State of Minnesota". Criminal case juries must decide whether or not the prosecuting attorney proved the defendant is guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
A case that says someone committed a crime.
The action by a government to penalize a violation of the criminal laws. In Wisconsin criminal cases are filed by the District Attorney when state charges are involved, or by the attorney for a city or county when county or municipal ordinances are involved. Criminal cases must be proved beyond a reasonable doubt for a conviction.
A lawsuit is called a criminal case when the government (State of Arizona) is the plaintiff, and a person or persons on the other side (defendant(s)), are alleged to have violated a standard of conduct defined by the law as a crime.
A criminal case involves a felony or a misdemeanor crime. A crime is a positive or negative act in violation of treaties, statutes, and regulations pursuant to statutes. A criminal case must prove the elements of the crime charged.
A legal proceeding brought by the state, county, or city against someone, charging the person with a crime.
this is an action brought in the name of the State of Illinois, contending that a crime has been committed.
A case initiated and prosecuted by the government to enforce criminal laws.