Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes > Chapter 502 - Parties to Offenses: Accountability
- Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
- Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
- Corporation: may extend and be applied to any corporation, company, partnership, joint stock company, or association. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
- Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
- Directors: when applied to corporations, includes managers or trustees. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
- Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
- 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.