What is CRIMINAL, ADJ?

That which pertains to or is connected with the law of crimes, or the administration of penal justice, or which relates to or has the character of crime. Charleston v. Beller, 45 W. Va. 44, 30 S. E. 152; State v. Burton, 113 N. C. 655, IS S. E. 657.

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