law-breaking law-breaking

Definition(s):

  • (n) (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act

Usage(s):

  1. The MNU takes vigilante action against law-breaking outsiders, Mungun-Erdene says, mainly Chinese.
  2. The latter are corrupt, supporting law-breaking in order to obtain power.
  3. Now we know the recipe for future law-breaking by this and any other administration.

News

  1. Middleburg center helps troubled Snyder County teens

     Joshua Smith spent most of his teens on probation because of an affinity for drugs and alcohol, but gradually changed his law-breaking ways after hanging out in a nondescript building that local youths refer to as “The Rock.”
    on June 24, 2013     Source: The Daily Item

  2. A new stop on the highway: Davis recounts time in law enforcement, new book

    LAKE COUNTY, Calif. – Sitting in his hilltop house that overlooks Clear Lake, it would seem Steve Davis – 15 years into retirement from the California Highway Patrol – is a well-settled man. Don't be fooled, because in quite another context, his way is still the highway. After three decades in pursuit of law-breaking drivers, Davis, along with wife Elizabeth, has for the last 20 years pursued ...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Lake County News

Quotes

  1. David Cameron, on a visit to Washington, said: "I thought the Prime Minister should have referred the matter to the police himself. The Prime Minister said law-breaking had taken place and so that's right. If he didn't know what was going on in his...
    on Nov 29, 2007 By: David Cameron Source: The Herald

  2. "We don't expect violence or law-breaking, nor is there any place for it," Mr Bloomberg said.
    on Apr 26, 2008 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: The Age

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