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?????????Mala in se????????? refers to acts that are bad all by themselves, such as violent crimes. The term ?????????mala prohibita????????? refers to acts that are illegal even though they may not be actually evil, suc... More »

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Examples of mala prohibita crimes include drunk driving, public intoxication, drug abuse, gambling in countries where it?s prohibited and tax evasion. Other examples include speeding and parking in a handicapped zone. In... More »

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Examples of mala prohibita crimes include drunk driving, public intoxication, drug abuse, gambling in countries where it?s prohibited and tax evasion. Other examples include speeding and parking in a handicapped zone. In... More »

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Some of the common law crimes in the United States include theft, drug possession and battery. Common law, also known as case law, is one of the sources of law developed by preceding ruling judges, states FindLaw. More »

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The main functions of criminal law are to ensure that criminals suffer in some way for the crimes they commit and to deter them from future criminal behavior, according to the Swindle Law Group. Other functions include r... More »

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