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Law enforcement

The collective name for the efforts of enforcing and ensuring observance, obedience to the law.

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Oikos University shooting

Law enforcement; Crime & punishment

On April 2, former Oikos University student, One L. Goh, shot and killed 7 students in a shootout that terrorized the small Korean Christian school. The 43-year old gunman was a ...

durable lease

Law enforcement; Crime & punishment

A lease that reserves a rent payable annually, usu, with a right of recentry for nonpayment.


Law enforcement; Crime & punishment

Outside; beyond the scope of; court can not consider the document because it is dehors the record.

crime against the state

Law enforcement; Crime & punishment

It is generally used to describe a serious offense (e.g.: such as treason) committed against a national government. However in its 'looser' meaning it can be used to describe any ...

capital punishment

Law enforcement; Crime & punishment

The legal imposition of a death sentence upon a convicted offender for committing a capital crime or offence. Also called the death penalty, capital punishment is a controversial ...

Badger Game

Law enforcement; Crime & punishment

A con game in which a woman seduces a man in an isolated location and blackmails him by either claiming rape or having an accomplice record the encounter, with the threat of ...

counterfeit currency

Law enforcement; Crime & punishment

Counterfeit money is currency that is produced without the legal sanction of the state or government and in deliberate violation of the laws thereof.