Types of Crimes and Corresponding Laws § 3:

      This page is continued from Criminal Law Self-Help:



     Select any of the following titles for full definitions, additional legal terms, specific laws against against them, and more:

i. Color of Law Crimes:

     Color of law crimes generally constitute crimes wherein government employees abuse their authority or deprive a person’s rights under “color” or *appearance* of law:

ii. Crimes Committed by Two or More Persons
(often applicable to color of law crimes):

conspiracy – two or more persons operating in tandem, directly or indirectly, to perform an criminal act using lawful means, or a lawful objective using criminal means. aka criminal conspiracy.

racketeering – a pattern of illegal activity (i.e. bribery, extortion, fraud, murder) carried out as part of an enterprise owned or controlled by the conspirators.

18 U.S.C. § 2 Aiding & Abettingknowingly & willingly assisting a crime.

iii. Additional Crimes:

election fraud and electioneering – includes sections on gerrymandering and lobbying.

environmental crimes – statutory offenses involving harm to air, water, or soil quality, or the harming of endangered species.

homicide – the killing of a human being by another, under any circumstances.

obstruction of justice – impeding or hindering the administration of justice in any way (i.e. fabricating or destroying evidence, witness-tampering, or threatening or intimidating a judge, bribing a juror). — aka obstructing justice; obstructing public justice; perverting the course of justice; interfering with the administration of justice; obstructing the administration of justice; obstructing the course of justice; defeating the due course of justice; defeating the ends of justice; attempting to pervert the course of justice.

fraud – a knowing misrepresentation or concealment of a material fact made to induce another to part with anything of value or surrender some legal right.  i.e. – election fraud.

theft – taking something to which one is not entitled, by whatever means (i.e. robbery, burglary, embezzlement, extortion, fraud).

unlawful detainer – the unjustifiable retention of the possession of real property by one whose original entry was lawful.

racketeering – a pattern of illegal activity (i.e. bribery, extortion, fraud, murder) carried out as part of an enterprise (i.e. crime syndicate) that is owned or controlled by the conspirators.

treason – attempting to overthrow one’s state or the United States, either by making or inciting war against the government or by materially supporting its enemies.

trespass – a misfeasance, transgression, or offense which damages another’s person, health, reputation, or property.

  • burglary – breaking and entering any building with the intent to commit a felony (i.e. larceny, murder).

subversion – the process of overthrowing, destroying, or corrupting the government, often by infiltrating the government to undermine domestic policy.


Back to Criminal Law Self-Help

Home Page

Like this website?

Please Support Our Fundraiser

or donate via PayPal:


Disclaimer: Wild Willpower does not condone the actions of Maximilian Robespierre, however the above quote is excellent!

This website is being broadcast for First Amendment purposes courtesy of

Question(s)?  Suggestion(s)?
We look forward to hearing from you!