Definitions - Forensics

definitions of crime part 1 for forensic psychology

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How do we define crime?
A crime is something that is against criminal law
A crime is a wrong to society involving the breaching of a legal rule
A crime is when you are convicted of a criminal offence
A crime is anti-social behaviour
Which of these would you consider the best description of offending?
Crime can be considered...
... a social wrong
... a moral wrong
... an illegal act/breach of legal rules
But, are social and moral wrongs automatically illegal acts?


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