Course: Introduction / Corrections
The term violation has several uses in the criminal justice system, depending on context:
1. Performing an act (or omission) forbidden by statute.
2. Performing an act in violation of a local ordinance.
3. A category of offense punishable by a fine but not by incarceration.
4. Performing an act prohibited by the conditions of probation or parole.
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