CRIMES


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AcronymDefinition
CRIMESComprehensive Regional Information Management Exchange System (Center for Criminal Justice Technology)
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When, intoxicated by the crimes he has committed so successfully, he reaches Paris, the dissolution of the republican government, which a year earlier might have ruined him, has reached its extreme limit, and his presence there now as a newcomer free from party entanglements can only serve to exalt him- and though he himself has no plan, he is quite ready for his new role.
But, my dear Miss Halcombe, my dear Lady Glyde, do you really believe that crimes cause their own detection?
It was about eight o'clock and I was still in bed reading the article in the "Matin" relative to the Glandier crime.
The two crimes," he observed, "were committed against the same weakness of the same person, in a struggle for her money.
And I say to you: one drop of water suffices to make the full vase overflow; one slight fault may draw down punishment upon the head spared, despite many crimes.
Her crimes, I know them not; her disorders, I know them not; her vices, I know them not.
Since then men are guilty of the greatest crimes from ambition, and not from necessity, no one, for instance aims at being a tyrant to keep him from the cold, hence great honour is due to him who kills not a thief, but tyrant; so that polity which Phaleas establishes would only be salutary to prevent little crimes.
Monsieur the President," replied the advocate, "since the defendant has confessed the crime, I have only one word to say to these gentlemen.
The crimes of these men are of course relative and varied; for the most part they seek in very varied ways the destruction of the present for the sake of the better.
The fair inference from all this is, that the stealing of the Moonstone was the motive of the crime.
Carry this cat away to prison, and keep her in safe confinement until she is tried by law for the crime of murder.
Really, if the house had not belonged to the father-in-law of the procureur, one might have thought it some accursed place where a horrible crime had been committed.