2017-07-27T17:51:30+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Pickpocketing, Hubris, Stowaway, Bride kidnapping, Adultery, Lèse-majesté, Vandalism, Body snatching, Desertion, Cybercrime, Srebrenica massacre, Sabotage, Stalking, Conspiracy (criminal), Cattle raiding, Extortion, Illegal entry, Treachery (law), Illegal emigration, Assault occasioning actual bodily harm, Public intoxication, Insurance fraud, Uttering, Deadly weapon, Disorderly conduct, Motor vehicle theft, Intimidation, Burglary, Solicitation, Bomb threat, Indecent exposure, Malfeasance in office, Criminal damage in English law, Obtaining a money transfer by deception, Identity cleansing, Effects of genocide on youth, Blasphemous libel flashcards


  • Pickpocketing
    Pickpocketing is a form of larceny that involves the stealing of money or other valuables from the person of a victim without them noticing the theft at the time.
  • Hubris
    Hubris (/ˈhjuːbrɪs/, also hybris, from ancient Greek ὕβρις) describes a personality quality of extreme or foolish pride or dangerous over-confidence.
  • Stowaway
    A stowaway is a person who secretly boards a vehicle, such as a ship, an aircraft, a train, cargo truck or bus, in order to travel without paying and without being detected.
  • Bride kidnapping
    Bride kidnapping, also known as marriage by abduction or marriage by capture, is a practice in which a man abducts the woman he wishes to marry.
  • Adultery
    Adultery (anglicised from Latin adulterium) is extramarital sex that is considered objectionable on social, religious, moral or legal grounds.
  • Lèse-majesté
    Lèse-majesté /ˌliːz ˈmædʒᵻsti/ (French: lèse-majesté [lɛz maʒɛste]; Law French, from the Latin laesa maiestas, "injured majesty"; in English, also lese-majesty, lese majesty or leze majesty) is the crime of violating majesty, an offence against the dignity of a reigning sovereign or against a state.
  • Vandalism
    Vandalism is "action involving deliberate destruction of or damage to public or private property".
  • Body snatching
    Body snatching is the secret disinterment of corpses from graveyards or other burial sites.
  • Desertion
    In military terminology, desertion is the abandonment of a duty or post without permission (a pass, liberty or leave) and is done with the intention of not returning.
  • Cybercrime
    Cybercrime, or computer crime, is crime that involves a computer and a network.
  • Srebrenica massacre
    The Srebrenica massacre, also known as the Srebrenica genocide (Bosnian: Masakar u Srebrenici; Genocid u Srebrenici), was the genocidal killing, in July 1995, of more than 8,000 Muslim Bosniaks, mainly men and boys, in and around the town of Srebrenica during the Bosnian War.
  • Sabotage
    Sabotage is a deliberate action aimed at weakening a polity or corporation through subversion, obstruction, disruption or destruction.
  • Stalking
    Stalking is unwanted or obsessive attention by an individual or group towards another person.
  • Conspiracy (criminal)
    In criminal law, a conspiracy is an agreement between two or more persons to commit a crime at some time in the future.
  • Cattle raiding
    Cattle raiding is the act of stealing cattle.
  • Extortion
    Extortion (also called shakedown, outwrestling, and exaction) is a criminal offense of obtaining money, property, or services from an institution, through coercion.
  • Illegal entry
    Illegal entry is the act of foreign nationals arriving in or crossing the borders into a country in violation of its immigration law.
  • Treachery (law)
    Treachery is an offence in several countries.
  • Illegal emigration
    Illegal emigration refers to a person moving across national borders in a way that violates emigration laws.
  • Assault occasioning actual bodily harm
    Assault occasioning actual bodily harm (often abbreviated to Assault O.A.B.H. or simply ABH) is a statutory offence of aggravated assault in England and Wales, Northern Ireland, the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Hong Kong and the Solomon Islands.
  • Public intoxication
    Public intoxication, also known as "drunk and disorderly" and drunk in public, is a summary offense in some countries rated to public cases or displays of drunkenness.
  • Insurance fraud
    Insurance fraud is any act committed with the intent to obtain a fraudulent outcome from an insurance process.
  • Uttering
    In the law of countries whose legal systems derive from English common law, uttering is a crime similar to forgery.
  • Deadly weapon
    A deadly weapon, sometimes dangerous weapon, is a statutory definition listing certain items which can inflict mortal or great bodily harm.
  • Disorderly conduct
    Disorderly conduct is a criminal charge in most jurisdictions in the United States and certain other countries.
  • Motor vehicle theft
    Motor vehicle theft or, grand theft auto, is the criminal act of stealing or attempting to steal a car (or any other motor vehicle).
  • Intimidation
    Intimidation (also called cowing) is intentional behavior that "would cause a person of ordinary sensibilities" fear of injury or harm.
  • Burglary
    Burglary (also called breaking and entering and sometimes housebreaking) is an unlawful entry into a building or other location for the purposes of committing an offence.
  • Solicitation
    In criminal law, solicitation is the act of offering, or attempting to purchase, goods or services.
  • Bomb threat
    A bomb threat is generally defined as a threat, usually verbal or written, to detonate an explosive or incendiary device to cause property damage, death, or injuries, whether or not such a device actually exists.
  • Indecent exposure
    As a legal expression, indecent exposure is the deliberate exposure in public or in view of the general public by a person of a portion or portions of his body, in circumstances where the exposure is contrary to local moral or other standards of appropriate behavior.
  • Malfeasance in office
    Malfeasance in office, or official misconduct, isthe commission of an unlawful act, done in an official capacity, which affects the performance of official duties.
  • Criminal damage in English law
    In English law, causing criminal damage was originally a common law offence.
  • Obtaining a money transfer by deception
    Obtaining a money transfer by deception was formerly a statutory offence in England and Wales and Northern Ireland.
  • Identity cleansing
    Expelled Kosovar Albanians were systematically stripped of identity and property documents including passports, land titles, automobile license plates, identity cards and other documents.
  • Effects of genocide on youth
    The effects of genocide on youth include psychological and demographic effects that affect the transition into adulthood.
  • Blasphemous libel
    Blasphemous libel was originally an offence under the common law of England.