Its not a criminal offense but you can still go to jail for it.
Not if you shave your own. However, shaving someone else's when they don't want you to, can be considered assault and would be considered a criminal offense.
Under the ex post facto rule, you cannot be charged with a criminal offense if it was not a criminal offense at the time you committed it. By the same token, if you committed a criminal offense that has since been repealed (meaning this is no longer a criminal offense) you still are considered having a criminal record for that offense.
A person is a criminal when they have been convicted of a criminal offense. A criminal offense is one that has penalties that include any period of imprisonment, even if the imprisonment is not imposed as a consequence of the conviction.
It depends on where. In the US, each state makes criminal and traffic laws, and describes the appropriately. Typically, most traffic charges are considered misdemeanor criminal offenses.
If you mean as opposed to just a plain traffic ticket offense? Yes, it is.
Probably not, especially if you were under active prosecution for a criminal offense in your home country.
The ARREST record will still reflect that the arrest was for a felony offense, HOWEVER, if you are asked if you were ever CONVICTED of a felony, you can truthfully answer 'no.'
Blackmail is a criminal offense.
Yes, it is classified as a criminal offense.
It is a criminal offense.