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15 Topic Pages Found in Criminology & Law and starting with the letter I
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Open Identity theft
Identity theft

Identity theft, also known as identity fraud, occurs when an individual’s personally identifying information is used without permission and/or

Open Illegal arms transfers
Illegal arms transfers

The selling, buying, and transportation of military technologies and products outside of the world's formal markets, law, and policies is one of the

Open Illegitimacy

person born out of wedlock whose legal status is illegitimacy. In civil law countries and in about half the states of the United States, the union of


formal accusation issued by a legislature against a public official charged with crime or other serious misconduct. In a looser sense the term is

Open impressment

forcible enrollment of recruits for military duty. Before the establishment of conscription , many countries supplemented their militia and mercenary


From 1930 to 1972, the United States experienced a relatively stable incarceration rate that hovered between 93 and 137 inmates per 100,000


The term incest refers to the marriage and/or sexual intercourse between two individuals considered to be close kin according to local cultural norms.

Open Income tax
Income tax

assessment levied upon individual or corporate incomes. Although personal incomes were occasionally taxed in medieval Italian cities, the income tax


Infanticide is the killing of an infant, a child under the age of one year. Although the perception of infanticide holds some cultural variation

Open Inhalant abuse
Inhalant abuse

Inhalants are substances that have a chemical or volatile nature, leading to intoxication when inhaled into the lungs. These are readily available,