List of basic criminal justice topics

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[edit] A

Abuse defense -- Actus reus -- Administrative law -- Affray -- Arraignment -- Arrest warrant -- Arson -- Assault -- Attendant circumstances

[edit] B

Bail -- Bias crime -- Booking -- Burglary


[edit] C

Case law -- Causation -- Chain of custody -- Citizen's arrest -- Civil law -- Clearance rate -- Common law -- Concurrence -- Concurrent sentence -- Conflict model -- Consecutive sentence -- Consensus model -- Corpus delicti -- Corrections -- Creative lawyering -- Crime -- Crime control -- Crime index -- Criminal justice -- Criminology

[edit] D

Death penalty -- Defense (legal) -- Defense of property -- Denial of a speedy trial -- Deterrence -- Diminished responsibility -- Double jeopardy -- Due process

[edit] E

Embezzlement -- Entrapment -- Espionage -- Evidentiary hearing -- Excuse -- Execution warrant --

[edit] F

Felony -- Forgery


[edit] G

Grand jury


[edit] H

Hate crime

[edit] I

Ignorance of the law -- Inchoate offense -- Indictable offence -- Indictment -- Individual rights -- Infraction -- Innovative defense -- Insanity defense -- Islamic law


[edit] J

Jurisprudence -- Jury instructions -- Jury nullification -- Jury trial -- Justice -- Justification

[edit] K

Kangaroo court -- Kidnapping

[edit] L

Larceny -- Law -- Liability

[edit] M

Mafia -- manslaughter -- McNaghten rules -- Mens rea -- Miranda Warning -- Misdemeanor -- Mistake -- Motive -- Motor vehicle theft -- Murder

[edit] N

Negligence

[edit] O

Obscenity -- Offense -- Organized crime

[edit] P

Pardon -- Penal law -- Peremptory pleas -- Perjury -- Plea bargain -- Precedent -- Predator -- Preliminary hearing -- Prescription -- Probable cause -- Probation -- Procedural defense -- Prosecutorial misconduct -- Prostitution -- Provocation -- Public order

[edit] Q

[edit] R

Rape -- Resisting unlawful arrest -- Robbery

[edit] S

Selective prosecution -- Self defense and defense of others -- Sentence -- Sharia -- Shoplifting -- Social control -- Stare decisis -- Star Chamber -- Statutory law -- Suicide -- Summary offence

[edit] T

Terrorism -- Theft -- Treason -- Trespass -- Trial -- Trial by jury -- Trial de novo

[edit] U

[edit] V

Violence


[edit] W

War crime -- Warrant -- Writ -- Writ of Habeas Corpus

[edit] X

[edit] Y

[edit] Z

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