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a serious breaking of the public law

something that offends one's sense of propriety, fairness, or justice

a great disappointment or regrettable fact

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He wrote in a blog: "No criminal act was committed because no criminal act was reported.
The perpetrators of this criminal act will not go unpunished, sooner or later, Manna'a said, adding they would not deter us from continuing construction and development in Sa'ada.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement today said that the UAE strongly condemns this criminal act which claimed the lives of innocent people.
Those who commit or take part in a criminal act will lose their Bahraini nationality in addition to being punished by a court of law.
DETECTIVES investigating the stabbing to death of a suspected burglar in Stockport have said they must determine whether it was "a criminal act" or "self-defence".
QUETTA, August 03, 2011 (Frontier Star): Committee constituted by IG Police Balochistan to probe into Kharotabad incident has recommended for holding fresh inquiry, sacking of SHO Fazlur Rehman, ASI Raza Muhammad and trial of former CCPO Dawood Junejo under criminal act. Sources told a tribunal was constituted led by a judge of Balochistan High Court to investigate and fix responsibility in the incident of killings of 5 foreigners including 3 women due to firing of law enforcement agencies here on May, 17.
The preliminary investigations conducted by security services have uncovered the rest of the explosive materials and some tools that the perpetrators cleared after executing the criminal act.
SIR - So Chernobyl was a criminal act by the USSR (Letters, July 30)?
In order to obtain a conviction in a criminal case, the prosecution has to prove to the court that the criminal act happened "beyond a reasonable doubt" and that the criminal act was deliberate.
The pro-Syrian militia, Hezbollah, is suspected of involvement in it (despite its categorization of the killing as a "low criminal act").
Assuming an individual is a non-adult teenager (ages 12-17), earns no income, and the criminal act is non-monetary in nature, one may model criminal behavior as a utility-maximizing problem.
The first step is to add some responsibility to the "law on state responsibility." The law doesn't recognize what in a domestic setting would constitute "aiding and abetting" a criminal act. Thus, states are only responsible for acts that they have committed within their own territorial borders, but are seldom (if ever) responsible for any of their actions that affect people in other lands.
(2) While most extant theories at that time focused primarily on criminals and their motivations and environment, the routine activity theory simplified concepts generally taken for granted by criminologists; it took the focus away from the criminal and redirected it toward the criminal act. Cohen and Felson readily admitted that although the routine activity theory was not a new idea, existing academic criminal research frequently overlooked it.
Tided 'A Line in the Sand', it considers an emerging debate on 'the nature of space and the consequences for architectural theory' raised by this obstruction; a debate between the architect Eyal Weizman, who sees it as a criminal act of architecture, and Simon Navez, an Israeli general, who sees it as 'simplistic and vulgar' and seeks in the writings of Deleuze and the Situationists a more effective means of separation and erasure.