§ 501.010 Definitions
§ 501.020 Definition of mental states
§ 501.030 Criminal liability
§ 501.040 Culpability — Construction of statutes
§ 501.050 Absolute liability
§ 501.060 Causal relationships
§ 501.070 Liability — Ignorance or mistake
§ 501.080 Liability — Intoxication
§ 501.090 Liability — Duress
§ 501.100 Offense against a vulnerable victim
§ 501.110 Offense committed with the aid of an unmanned aircraft system

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes > Chapter 501

  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.