• One of the intriguing mysteries of Jamestown is how the left leg and left half of a human pelvis came to be thrown with other refuse into a well behind the row house. The logical inference is that a rebel or criminal had been hanged, drawn, and quartered
    One of the intriguing mysteries of Jamestown is how the left leg and left half of a human pelvis came to be thrown with other refuse into a well behind the row house. The logical inference is that a rebel or criminal had been hanged, drawn, and quartered
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v criminalize declare illegal; outlaw "Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S."
    • v criminalize treat as a criminal
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  • Frank Dane
    “Where the criminals cover their crimes by making them legal. [On Washington D. C.]”
  • Jean Jacques Rousseau
    “It is not the criminal things that are hardest to confess, but the ridiculous and the shameful.”
  • John F. Kennedy
    “Every society gets the kind of criminal it deserves. What is also true is that every community gets the kind of law enforcement it insists on.”
  • Frank Moore Colby
    “Politics is a place of humble hopes and strangely modest requirements, where all are good who are not criminal and all are wise who are not ridiculously otherwise.”
  • Eugene V. Debs
    Eugene V. Debs
    “While there is a lower class, I am in it; while there is a criminal element, I am of it; and while there is a soul in prison, I am not free.”
  • Voltaire
    “The punishment of criminals should serve a purpose. When a man is hanged he is useless.”


In literature:

Crouching there in the shade of the wall I felt like a criminal.
"Gordon Craig" by Randall Parrish
It is whether the mind is criminal.
"An Account of the Proceedings on the Trial of Susan B. Anthony" by Anonymous
You have before you a criminal process against an offender.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XII. (of XII.)" by Edmund Burke
A delicate, effeminate life, spiritual sloth, and criminal neglect are responsible for this kind of laxity.
"Explanation of Catholic Morals" by John H. Stapleton
Considering my situation, would he regard my fears and my surmises as criminal?
"Arthur Mervyn" by Charles Brockden Brown
Ever present will be the danger of criminal prosecution and harassment.
"The Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation"
By the criminal law a man could not be punished for the acts of another.
"Phineas Redux" by Anthony Trollope
"Twentieth Century Negro Literature" by Various
But no, it would be cowardly to betray any woman's secret; it would be criminal to disturb a friend's peace of mind.
"The Vicomte de Bragelonne" by Alexandre Dumas
As criminals vary in age and in experience as criminals, so should their treatment vary.
"Thoughts on Educational Topics and Institutions" by George S. Boutwell
He quickly seized the criminals, hurried them on board a frigate which lay off the coast, and sent them to England.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part F. From Charles II. to James II." by David Hume
The criminal is a danger to society.
"The Triumphs of Eugène Valmont" by Robert Barr
In the meantime a criminal often gets away hours ahead of the sleuths of the law and eventually may escape altogether.
"The Place of Dragons" by William Le Queux
Muggs had been a criminal and knew the ways of criminals.
"Black Star's Campaign" by Johnston McCulley
There will be no need to try the criminal of the future.
"The Soul Stealer" by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
I've no doubt you can deal with the common ruck of criminals, but this man is different.
"Anthony Trent, Master Criminal" by Wyndham Martyn
Many have requested an exhaustive handling of Hebrew criminal law.
"The Trial of Jesus from a Lawyer's Standpoint, Vol. I (of II)" by Walter M. Chandler
When one becomes a criminal, one must, unfortunately, remain a criminal to the end.
"The Great Court Scandal" by William Le Queux
Until 1830 political criminals frequently were extradited.
"International Law. A Treatise. Volume I (of 2)" by Lassa Francis Oppenheim
He was the black sheep, born with crooked and criminal instincts.
"This House to Let" by William Le Queux

In poetry:

The law of God will have him ston'd outright
Who spends in criminal excess his time,
That the fell vice may be unrooted quite,
And others be deterr'd from such a crime.
"Advice To The Drunkard" by Rees Prichard
The wood and stone were call'd the holy things,
And their sublime intent given to their kings.
All the atonements of Jehovah spurn'd,
And criminals to sacrifices turn'd.
"If It Is True What the Prophets Write" by William Blake
I am shocked beyond words!
(Said the statesman. 'Tis crime
That the clamoring herds
Should seek war at this time.
For a criminal war is sheer folly
Subversive to ideals sublime.
"The Criminal War" by C J Dennis
No charm in thy modest allurements they find;
The pleasures they follow a sting leave behind.
Can criminal passion enrapture the breast
Like virtue, with peace and serenity blest?
"The Search After Happiness. A Pastoral Drama" by Hannah More
Fair Freia weeps, her gold tears fall.
Shall a southern crucified criminal Be overlord?
Go, swing your sword !
Pour Olaf's blood in every shrine,
And a seat in Valhal shall be thine !"
"Hakon Jarl's Death" by Adam Gottlob Oehlenschlaeger
At home all was well; Koby's ribs
Not so sore as my thoughts: if, beguiled,
He forgives me, his criminal air
Throws a shade of Llewellyn's despair
For the hound slain for saving his child.
"To Children: For Tyrants" by George Meredith

In news:

Bessemer police are investigating an overnight shooting death, and a suspect is in custody, according to Lt Darron Hunter of the Criminal Investigation Division.
Sacred Heart University's criminal justice program has partnered with the Bridgeport Police Department to create and offer the Police Leadership Institute, a course in police management.
We chat with the tennis legend and human-rights pioneer about the Washington Kastles, criminal justice, gay marriage, and how she got Elton John to write her that song.
Detroit Downtown Thrives as Criminals Prey on Area.
Illinois is stepping up criminal prosecution of unemployment fraud with the addition of two attorneys.
The Kent County Prosecutor's office won't file criminal charges.
Notice how they bonded out "criminals" to make way for protestors.
It's not a criminal charge and is punishable by a fine of up to $30,000.
Luis Moreno-Ocampo, prosecutor of war criminals at The Hague.
No criminal charges are filed, but Feds have seized millions from those accused of selling smokes without tax stamps.
In the eyes of the law, taking Ian away from Hannibal is a criminal act, but it's difficult to fault Lucy for her actions.
The girl, identified in criminal charges as F.E.
Criminal anthropologists inspired Bram Stoker 's vampire.
Assistant Attorney General for the Justice Department's Criminal Division (since April 2009).
A co-founder of defunct online TV and movie download site NinjaVideo has been sentenced to 22 months in prison for criminal copyright conspiracy, according to the Justice Department.

In science:

Nevertheless, we have identified three ma jor causes or reasons which could motivate individuals of advanced civilizations to seek interactions or relationships with primitive individuals: scientific purposes, entertainment purposes and criminal purposes.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
The set of tangential family germs is naturally decomposed according to the configurtions of their criminant sets.
Simple tangential families and perestroikas of their envelopes
The germ is said to be of first type if its criminant set has only one branch, of second type if it has exactly two branches and these branches are smooth, non vertical and transversal each other.
Simple tangential families and perestroikas of their envelopes
This may happen due to accumulation of mutations in immune response cells, their limited potential for self-renewal, or an overall decay of the organism energetics. (In the language of criminals and policemen, this would mean slow decay of the number of patrolling policemen, for example, due to budget restrictions).
A simple derivation of the Gompertz law for human mortality
In [10, 11], a significant correlation between the topological accessibility of streets and their popularity, micro-criminality, micro-economic vitality and social liveability had been established.
Random Walks Along the Streets and Canals in Compact Cities: Spectral analysis, Dynamical Modularity, Information, and Statistical Mechanics
Craig-Hart, P. Williams, S. Simon, N. Abdullaev, B. Stanislawski and L. Covill, Methods not Motives: Exploring links between transnational organised crime and international terrorism, National Criminal Justice Reference Service, NJC211207 (2005).
Intelligence gathering by capturing the social processes within prisons
P. Williams, Transnational Criminal Networks, John Arquilla, David Ronfeldt (eds) (2001) Networks and Netwars: The future of Terror, Crime, and Militancy Santa Monica, California.
Intelligence gathering by capturing the social processes within prisons
Such networks could include messaging and content sharing marketing criminal behavior or terrorist activity. The decentralised nature of the ether makes the usage of the MCP difficult to check.
Content Sharing for Mobile Devices
Our work is motivated by cases in which the evader has incomplete information about the network or lacks planning time or computational power, e.g. when authorities set up roadblocks to catch bank robbers, the criminals do not know all the roadblock locations or the best path to use for their escape.
Optimal Interdiction of Unreactive Markovian Evaders
It is however obvious from the “heat and light ” dis crimination plots registered (see Fig. 4) that such a high contamination level in 207Bi could limit the use of these detectors for dark matter research.
Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop "Radiopure Scintillators for EURECA" (RPScint'2008)
May place those responsible at significant risk of criminal and/or civil legal proceedings and/or disciplinary action.
The Importance and Criticality of Spreadsheets in the City of London
Context information can be summarized by identifying general patterns and later answering approximately to the queries using these patterns. From the fed in data, the details of the criminals have been observed.
Data Aggregation and Privacy for Police Patrols
These unclear messages will avoid the criminal from becoming aware of the police officer’s positioning, thereby, achieving location privacy.
Data Aggregation and Privacy for Police Patrols
Perhaps more importantly, the mere knowledge that an A/V recording is, or might be, being made is a powerful disincentive to crime and abuse of power on all scales, depriving pickpockets and war criminals alike of the confidence that their misdeeds will go unrecorded and therefore unpunished.
Improvements to time bracketed authentication
One London firm asks my students: How many hairs are there on a dog? Microsoft, a convicted corporate criminal, uses similar questions in its interviews.
Physics Education Research: Or it's so hard to find good help these days