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1. A crime less serious than a felony; a misdemeanor.
2. An act that disregards an agreement or a right: "He claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment."
3. An entry to another's property without right or permission; trespass.
4. A disrespectful act; for example, irreverence.
5. The crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will; rape.
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Brady violation
Violation of discovery rules when prosecutor fails to turn over exculpatory materials acquired during a criminal investigation to defense counsel.

    Violation occurs whenever three conditions are met:

  1. The evidence at issue must be favorable to the accused, either because it is exculpatory, or because it is impeaching.
  2. The evidence must have been suppressed by the state, either willfully or inadvertently.
  3. Prejudice must have ensued.
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