Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
A crime that the prosecutor can charge by bringing evidence of it to the grand jury. These are serious crimes that include murder, manslaughter, rape, kidnapping, grand theft, robbery, burglary, arson, conspiracy, and fraud, as well as attempts to commit them.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:17 pm