The act of offending in any sense; esp., a crime or a sin, an affront or an injury.
The state of being offended or displeased; anger; displeasure; as, to cause offense.
A crime; any act which contravenes the criminal law of the state in which it occurs.
the charged offense is the crime for which the defendant was arrested or filed on by the district attorney. The convicted offense is the offense the defendant was convicted of or pled guilty to in court. The sustained offense is the offense for which the juvenile court sustains a petition.
An offense is any violation of the law that is punishable.
An act that violates the law. (See also crime, public offense.)
a feeling of anger caused by being offended; "he took offence at my question"
a crime less serious than a felony
a breach of moral or social conduct or an infraction of law
a felony if, by the law under which the person is convicted, it is so classified at the time of the person's conviction
an act clearly prohibited by the lawful authority of the state, providing notice through published laws
a verified TOS violation
a violation of the penal law
a violation or set of violations of each rule or regulation or condition of a permit by an operator resulting from a single inspection
The act of doing something wrong.
An unlawful act which has been reported to a law enforcement agency.
any accusation of violation of law, whether it is a criminal violation (such as murder) or a non-criminal infraction (such as a parking ticket).
a crime; technically, in some jurisdictions, only the most minor crimes are called offenses.
An act that violates a law.
A violation of a criminal or traffic law which results in a citation or complaint.
A breach or breaking of a criminal law, either felony or misdemeanor.
Conduct for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment or to a fine is provided by any law, statute, or rule governing conduct.
Conduct for which a person may be sentenced to a fine or jail. This is a very broad term and includes felonies, misdemeanors, violations and infractions.
(1) Any violation of penal law; (2) breach of criminal law not amounting to a felony or misdemeanor.