• (noun): A person who transgresses moral or civil law.
    Synonyms: wrongdoer

Some articles on offender, offenders:

Caning In Malaysia - Judicial Caning - Procedure
... The offender is only notified on the day his sentence is to be carried out ... The director reads the terms of punishment to the offender and asks him to confirm the number of strokes he is to receive ... A prison officer stands in front of the offender with his hands wrapped around the offender's head in case the offender jerks back his neck ...
Court Of Summary Jurisdiction - The Hearing
... Following an offender’s arrest or appearance at court, the offender is given an opportunity to plead guilty or not guilty ... In serious cases, the magistrate may commit the offender to the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory to stand trial ... In less serious cases, the magistrate can punish the offender directly ...
Sex Offender Registration By Country - Canada
... Canada's National Sex Offender Registry (NSOR) came into force on December 15, 2004, with the passing of the Sex Offender Information Registration Act (SOIR Act) ... Since 2001, the Province of Ontario operates its own sex offender registry concurrently with the federal registry ... which has an opt-out provision, if an offender can convince a judge they are not a threat, the Ontario registry has no such provision ...
Conditional Sentence (Canada) - Description
... Conditional refers to rules the offender must follow in order to remain out of prison, which are similar to when one is on parole ... Offenders who breach their conditions or re-offend must complete their sentence in prison ... sentence, the sentencing judge must be satisfied that the offender does not pose a danger to the community ...
Sex Offender Registration By Country - United States - Constitutionality - Hawaii
... State Supreme Court held that Hawaii's sex offender registration statute violated the due process clause of the Constitution of Hawaii, ruling that it deprived potential registrants of "of a protected liberty ...

Famous quotes containing the word offender:

    Hollywood keeps before its child audiences a string of glorified young heroes, everyone of whom is an unhesitating and violent Anarchist. His one answer to everything that annoys him or disparages his country or his parents or his young lady or his personal code of manly conduct is to give the offender a “sock” in the jaw.... My observation leads me to believe that it is not the virtuous people who are good at socking jaws.
    George Bernard Shaw (1856–1950)

    The offender never pardons.
    English proverb, collected in George Herbert, Outlandish Proverbs (1640)