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criminal law

a body of rules which the State imposes upon individuals for the protection of other individuals and to restrain antisocial behaviour. Criminal law covers such crimes as theft and fraud. Prosecution of the accused is at the instance of the State and could result in imprisonment or fines as a punishment if the accused is found guilty.
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"Then I may call and tell Bessy you'll bear no malice, and everything be as it was before?" Mrs.
"No malice," I answered, with all possible cordiality on my side.
The very atmosphere he breathed was surcharged with hatred and malice, and this but served to increase the hatred and malice within him.
The utmost malice of Fortune could, indeed, have contrived nothing so cruel, so mal-a-propos, so absolutely destructive to all his schemes.
contended that the news item was published out of a social and moral duty to inform the public on matters of general interest, promote public good and protect the public morals of the people and that it was done in good faith and without malice.
Bea was also recently accused by fellow actress Julia Barretto of causing outrage against her by deliberately liking 'harmless' posts and injecting malice between her and Anderson.
Lisa Malice as the Director for the Department of Community Rehabilitation (DCR).
ISLAMABAD -- Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan has said that JUI (F) Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, being a religious scholar, should promote peace and harmony instead of malice. In a tweet on Wednesday, she said exploiting innocent children of the nation and turning them into a political force for defense of the corrupt mafia is neither Islam nor democracy.
ISLAMABAD -- Special Assistant on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan has said JUI (F) Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, being a religious scholar, should promote peace and harmony instead of malice.
"We are also reading malice in this case given that the accused is said to have committed the offence in 2016, case booked in 2018 and arrest made yesterday (Monday)," said the lawyer while pleading with the court to release Mokoro on favourable bail terms.He further claimed that the MCA was tricked into his arrest by being lured into Kisii Law Courts for another case in which he is accused of assaulting a female MCA.
My arrest continues to be a manifestation of persecution and malice.
Critique: The sequel "Bosstown" (9781250076298, $25.99 hc / $13.99 Kindle), A Town Called Malice is a dark crime novel set in a gentrifying neighborhood of Boston.