§ 30 The parties to crimes are classified as:1. Principals; …
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§ 32 Every person who, after a felony has been committed, harbors, …
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Terms Used In California Codes > Penal Code > Part 1 > Title 2 - OF PARTIES TO CRIME

  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • county: includes "city and county". See California Penal Code 7
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See California Penal Code 7
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.