Crime is an action or omission that constitutes an offense that may be prosecuted by the state and is punishable by law.

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Do Federation prisons still use bars on the cells?

Watching DS9, S2E21, The Maquis, Pt II. Sisko is trying to talk Cal out of further activities with the Maquis. He tells Cal that the Federation won't stop until Cal was "behind bars". Since we know ...
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Identify this book. Two stories taking place at once, alternating by chapter

This book told two stories at the same time, alternating by chapter. One was a violent detective thriller set in Northern Ireland around the 90s and the other was a horror / mystery taking place from ...
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Story where someone gets disconnected from computers for cybercrime

I read a short (in the range of 5-20 pages) science fiction story a while ago, and can't remember the title of the story or its author at the moment. The basic story is that of a super-savvy computer ...
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Book/Movie where criminal is punished in a stadium by focused thoughts

Forgive me if this sounds like a vague question, but I remember in school once, our teacher told us about a book or movie where a criminal is taken into a stadium and is punished by the focused energy ...
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What movie features a human-controlled robot wearing a clown outfit?

I'm trying to remember a movie I saw as a kid. Here's what I remember: A guy controls a robot by wearing a device. The robot mimics his movements exactly, so if the guy is walking down the street ...
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What were the typical punishments for violating different Federation laws?

Earth and other Federation planets were often depicted to be somewhat utopian in nature, however there are cases where domestic crimes have been depicted at various points throughout Star Trek. Were ...