For the criminal
graft was one in which the businessmen had no direct part--it was what is called a "side line," carried by the police.
Whether it was a criminal
act that I had committed?
When the husband prosecutes his wife's gallant, if he can produce any proofs of a criminal
conversation, he recovers for damages forty cows, forty horses, and forty suits of clothes, and the same number of other things.
The mere silence of the Constitution in regard to civil causes, is represented as an abolition of the trial by jury, and the declamations to which it has afforded a pretext are artfully calculated to induce a persuasion that this pretended abolition is complete and universal, extending not only to every species of civil, but even to criminal
Owing to occasional retrogressions, to still more frequent moral and intellectual stagnation, and to the extraordinary fecundity of the Criminal
and Vagabond Classes, there is always a vast superfluity of individuals of the half degree and single degree class, and a fair abundance of Specimens up to 10 degrees.
always work at one crime, that is the true criminal
who seems predestinate to crime, and who will of none other.
This was Fix, one of the detectives who had been dispatched from England in search of the bank robber; it was his task to narrowly watch every passenger who arrived at Suez, and to follow up all who seemed to be suspicious characters, or bore a resemblance to the description of the criminal
, which he had received two days before from the police headquarters at London.
The young man you speak of," said Villefort abruptly, "is a great criminal
All Stoniton had heard of Dinah Morris, the young Methodist woman who had brought the obstinate criminal
to confess, and there was as much eagerness to see her as to see the wretched Hetty.
No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal
case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use without just compensation.
It is suggestive that during the last three years there have been four considerable burglaries in the west country, for none of which was any criminal
strain ran in his blood, which, instead of being modified, was increased and rendered infinitely more dangerous by his extraordinary mental powers.