What is the law that governs the president committing a crime?
Article 2 Section 4 of the United States Constitution provides
that the President shall be removed from office upon impeachment
for, and conviction of treason, bribery, or other high crimes and
Article 2 Section 4 of the United States Constitution provides that the President shall be removed from office upon impeachment for, and conviction of, treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors.
If you commit a crime, then you're breaking the law. If you call breaking the law a crime, then yes, you're committing a crime by committing a crime. Added; A criminal act is composed of two conscious acts: The Mens Reus (the criminal intent) and the Actus Reus (the criminal act). By committing the act you are completing the 2nd part of the offense necessary to convict you - therefore YES, you are engaged in…
Abetting is nothing but to to approve, encourage, and support (an action or a plan of action); urge and help on.. Added: To abet a crime means to criminally assist someone in committing a crime. Abetting may occur in planning a crime or escaping apprehension, as well as actually committing the crime.
Civil law governs acts where there are no prescribed penalties. Marriage, divorce, real estate and probate are examples. Criminal law specifies prohibited acts and penalties for committing those acts. Military law governs only those people serving in the military. Military law is set down in the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Juvenile law is a subset of civil and criminal law that governs how juveniles are treated under these other laws.
Ex Post Facto protects a person from being charged with breaking the law or committing a crime if they committed it before the law went into effect. For example if I committed a crime but at the time it wasn't against the law but they soon passed a law saying that it was illegal they could not come after me for having committed a crime that at that time would not have been a crime.
It may not actually be breaking a law, but it is committing a crime. Murder is considered a crime whether it is actually defined in the laws of the appropriate state or country or not. If it is not specifically listed in the criminal code, murder is a common law concept. It often appears in the criminal law due to specific levels of the crime being defined for terms of punishment.