Less-serious offenses (taʿzīr) allow judges discretion in sentencing offenders.
We divided that sample into two groups: those who were charged with low-level immigration offenses and everyone else.
The bill’s language was also adjusted so it covers only offenses that carry sentences of seven or more years in prison, up from three years.
The impeachment process can be thought of as somewhat analogous to a criminal proceeding, even though impeachable offenses don't have to be criminal offenses.
Some penal offenses do not require the demonstration of culpable mind on the part of the accused.
The trial of such cases is usually more informal and expeditious than those for more serious offenses
The classification of offenses in English and U.S. law has been criticized as capricious and unsatisfactory.
A class of minor offenses that may be described as petty offenses or quasi-crimes is also recognized.
The ICC was established as a court of last resort to prosecute the most heinous offenses in cases where national courts fail to act.
Nor could pagans be punished for offenses against God, because Christians committed just as many such offenses as pagans.
Crimes in England are classified into indictable offenses (which may be tried by a jury) and summary offenses (which may be tried summarily without juries).
In England crimes are classified as either summary offenses, which are tried by magistrates’ courts, or indictable offenses, for which there is a right to a jury trial.
In 1863 Venezuela became the first country to abolish capital punishment for all crimes, including serious offenses against the state (e.g., treason and military offenses in time of war).
Parliament was the “high court,” the men Parliament impeached were of the “highest rank”; offenses that Parliament described as “high” were public offenses with consequences for the nation.
It extends in various countries in varying degrees to all offenses committed by members of the forces and to offenses injurious to discipline committed by persons who are not members of those forces.
And what he and the other scholars are saying is, even if you released all the people in prisons who were there for drug offenses, nonviolent drug offenses, that would not put a real dent in the prison population.
Low-level immigration offenses are usually filed in magistrates court where they are overseen by magistrates judges, whose job it is adjudicate minor or petty offenses, while felonies are handled in criminal court by district judges.
“The fact that you find impeachable offenses and the fact that you think you can prove impeachable offenses,” he said, “doesn’t necessarily mean the offenses rise to the level of importance where you should impeach.”
…in which an obligation to military service exists, soldiers who fail to answer their initial call-up or report for duty are liable to military jurisdiction for such offenses as desertion or self-mutilation either because the military code makes such offenses applicable to them as a class of civilians (as in…
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