Content Related To 'Misdemeanors'

A man may not falsely promise marriage in order to seduce a woman in South Carolina, unless he’s 16 or younger!

South Carolina 16-15-50 Seduction under promise of marriage. A male over the age of sixteen years who by means of deception and promise of marriage seduces an unmarried woman in this State is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, must be fined at the discretion of the court or imprisoned not more than one […]

Stick ball is outlawed in Bartlesville, Oklahoma!

Bartlesville, Oklahoma 12-92 It shall be unlawful for any person to pitch or bat a ball on the public streets of this city. Social Share

One may not dye ducks blue and offer them for sale in Kentucky

Kentucky 436.600 No person shall sell, exchange, offer to sell or exchange, display, or possess living baby chicks, ducklings, or other fowl or rabbits which have been dyed or colored; nor dye or color any baby chicks, ducklings, or other fowl or rabbits; nor sell, exchange, offer to sell or exchange or to give away […]

$750 fine for leaving your fence open in Wyoming

Wyoming 6-9-202 A person is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00) if he opens and neglects to close a gate or replace bars in a fence which crosses a private road or a river, stream or ditch.

Snow missiles not allowed in Belton, Missouri

Section 15-20 Throwing missiles No person shall throw any stone, snowball or any other missile upon or at any vehicle, building, tree or other public or private property, or upon or at any person in any public or private way or place or enclosed or unenclosed ground. Social Share

No marathon dancing in Alabama

Alabama 13A-14-3 (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to participate in any marathon dance contest, walkathon contest or similar physical endurance contest by walking, dancing, riding or running continuing or intended to continue for a period of more than eight consecutive hours, whether or not an admission is charged or a prize awarded, […]

It is illegal to sell artificially colored potatoes in Alabama

Alabama 20-1-30 Sale, offer for sale, ect., of certain artificially colored potatoes. (b) Offense. It shall be unlawful for any individual, partnership, corporation or association to sell, offer for sale or keep for sale in the State of Alabama any artificially colored potatoes; provided, however, that the application of nontoxic coating materials to potatoes when […]

Beware kids: Stink bomb sales are illegal in Oklahoma City!

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 30-371 Prohibition of stink bombs (a) No person shall sell or offer for sale, either as an individual or as an officer, member, agent, servant, or employee of any firm, partnership, association, or corporation, nor shall any person possess, within the City limits, a novelty item, commonly known as a stink bomb, […]

A person must be 18 years old to play a pinball machine in South Carolina!

South Carolina 20-7-8915 Playing pinball machines It is unlawful for a minor under the age of eighteen to play a pinball machine. Social Share

Criminal Law Types

Websites General HG: Criminal Law – Links to criminal code for all 50 states. Also links to international resources, articles, and other information. Penal Law – Comprehensive online digest of American criminal law. Links to statutes, cases, and analysis. Theories of Criminal Law – Excellent essay from the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Types of crimes […]