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  • A legal term used to value and rank the seriousness of a criminal act. An illegal act in the first degree is more serious than one in the second degree. This unit of measure is used to calculate and classify punishments so that the justice system can honor the principle of proportionality.

    10.4135/9781412972024.n677

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