law offender

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n law offender someone who violates the law
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Quotations

  • Thomas Tusser
    Thomas Tusser
    “Fear God, and offend not the Prince nor his laws, and keep thyself out of the magistrate's claws.”
  • Thomas Fuller
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    “The more laws, the more offenders.”

Usage

In literature:

The law has no mercy for the offenders that violate the sacred law of human life.
"Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners" by B.G. Jefferis
I offer my apologies to the offended law.
"The Cryptogram" by William Murray Graydon
Law can only punish offenders; it cannot force them to keep from sin.
"Three Things" by Elinor Glyn
Military law, in this respect, has more latitude, and is more congenial, than civil law covering minor offenders.
"The Armed Forces Officer" by U. S. Department of Defense
Wayward girls who have offended the law in one way or another are placed on probation.
"Fighting the Traffic in Young Girls" by Various
The duties of the Holy Brotherhood were to arrest offenders throughout the kingdom and to enforce the law.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 3 of 8" by Various
They are necessitated to offend the laws in order to obtain a livelihood!
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Isaac Disraeli
And surely the crime and the law were in admirable keeping: rustic constable was well met with rustic offender.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. XXII (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
I like it not; and much I fear she'll stand Between this high offender and the laws.
"The Earl of Essex" by Henry Jones
By this conduct she trampled on Jewish law and offended the people.
"Women of Early Christianity" by Alfred Brittain
And, being wholly surrendered, the laws of the country which he has offended must decide his fate.
"Tales from the German. Volume I." by Carl Franz van der Velde
If you offend the law you're a criminal.
"A Bed of Roses" by W. L. George
A violation of this law renders the offending employer liable to a fine of 200 to 300 francs ($40 to $60).
"The Modern Woman's Rights Movement" by Kaethe Schirmacher
The Mosaic, Greek, and early Roman law only recognized the offence when a married woman was the offender.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1" by Various
The people were offended by the distrust which such a law implied of their loyalty.
"History of The Reign of Philip The Second King of Spain" by William H. Prescott
Then the real offender might be reached, who now escapes the meshes of the law.
"Speeches, Addresses, and Occasional Sermons, Volume 1 (of 3)" by Theodore Parker
The offender may then be justly punished by opinion though not by law.
"On Liberty" by John Stuart Mill
It takes a good deal in this country to stay the arm of the law, and your brother has grievously offended against it.
"The Golden Web" by Anthony Partridge
You offend against the law of nations.
"Six Women and the Invasion" by Gabrielle Yerta
She knew that he would make every effort to bring the offenders to the law.
"The Strength of the Pines" by Edison Marshall
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In poetry:

Me you offended with your sin,
Instructions you did slight,
Your sins against my law hath been,
Justice shall have his right.
"Of Hell And The Estate of Those Who Perish" by John Bunyan
Yet, yet awhile, offended Saviour, pause,
In act to break
Thine outraged laws,
O spare Thy rebels for Thine own dear sake;
Withdraw Thine hand, nor dash to earth
The covenant of our second birth.
"Fifth Sunday After Easter - Rogation Sunday" by John Keble

In news:

Do I detect a fatal tameness, a desire not to offend anyone's uptight mother-in-law.
Checking on handicap permits and tracking offenders require changes in law.
Although the number of young offenders imprisoned for life is small, juvenile law experts say their plight gives a face to a larger national debate over the wisdom of tough juvenile sentences in various circumstances.
A documentary profiles Shane Taylor, one of more than 4,000 nonviolent offenders serving life in California prisons under a three-strikes law.
Abduction Sparks Effort To Tighten Sex Offender Laws.
New state sex offender laws in place.
2006 Year in which Hawaii enacted a three-strikes law for violent offenders.
Action 4 News has learned that the Rio Grande Valley and Texas lag behind federal laws set up for police to monitor convicted sex offenders.
Should we then change our laws and culture to ensure our citizens don't somehow offend Muslims.
Sex offenders are required to register with law enforcement for certain New Mexico crimes or the equivalents of those crimes in other states.
Under state law, offenders must register with law enforcement if they've been convicted of certain sex crimes in New Mexico or the equivalents of those crimes in other states.
The proposed law would allow the public to access information about Level 1 sex offenders .
Outdated laws letting repeat offenders off the hook.
Bias law risks long prison terms for nonviolent offenders like Dharun Ravi.
Gauthe was released from a Texas jail today after a two-year sentence for the Texas sex offender registration law.
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