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

  • The MNU takes vigilante action against law-breaking outsiders, Mungun-Erdene says, mainly Chinese.
  • He declined to say whether he supported a "truth commission" to review possible law-breaking by the Bush Administration, saying he needed more time to study the matter.
  • The Great Commission (See front cover)The eleven eminent citizens whom President Hoover has constituted a commission to inquire into the law-breaking.
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  • 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.”
    June 24, 2013 - The Daily Item
  • 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 ...
    June 23, 2013 - Lake County News

  • David Cameron in The Herald
    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...
  • Michael Bloomberg in The Age
    We don't expect violence or law-breaking, nor is there any place for it,Mr Bloomberg said.

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