710-1040 Bribery

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 710 > Part IV

  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.