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Synonyms for burglary

breaking and entering

Synonyms for burglary

the act of entering a building or room with the intent to commit theft

Words related to burglary

entering a building unlawfully with intent to commit a felony or to steal valuable property

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The Sixth Amendment guarantees notice of the elements of the offense precisely so that the defendant can mount an effective defense.
Thus, the fact that courts may treat the elements of the offense as having been admitted to is not a matter of issue preclusion at all.
Evidence of consent to the sexual act is relevant to whether the prosecution has proven the elements of the offense beyond a reasonable doubt.
It does not appear to modify the elements of the offense in any way which is defined in AS 28.
If not, the limitations period would accrue when all the elements of the offense were otherwise satisfied.
A second dictates a presumption that any mental state requirement in a statute applies to all elements of the offense (so that no part of the offense is a strict liability element).
Marotta, who described Orville Carrion's statements to police as "self-serving," also maintained that the prosecution is not required to inform a grand jury of the elements of the offense for which it seeks an indictment, "or of any lesser included offenses.
statutory elements of the offense and to any additional
Clearly, one of those elements of the offense will be getting the ball to the younger Rodgers, who gained an average of 18 yards on his nine touches on Thursday.
2004), the Supreme Court acknowledged that an express provision dispensing with mens rea will always control the determination of the elements of the offense.
The requirement of knowledge of the chapeau distinguishes the substantive elements of the offense from the procedural question of the court's power to exercise jurisdiction over such offenses.
8) The responsible relation doctrine's relationship to the act elements of the offense, by contrast, has rarely been explored.
It is important to understand exactly what constitutes fraud," he says, "which includes practical knowledge of the legal system and concepts such as the elements of the offense, what constitutes proof, mens rea (intent) and completeness of evidence.
When a defendant in a first-degree murder case pleads guilty, the plea necessarily admits all elements of the offense,'' Justice Steven Perren wrote in the 12-page decision.