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    Violation is a breach of a right, duty, or law.

    California Superior Court. “English Legal Glossary” (2005)

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    Another definition of violation is the act of breaking, infringing, or transgressing the law.

    National Center for State Courts. “Glossary of Commonly Used Court & Justice System Terminology”, Rev. 2/8/11 (2011)

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    A breach of statutory, regulatory, or case law that may render an individual subject to criminal prosecution.

    Drogin, Eric Y., et al. Handbook of forensic assessment: Psychological and psychiatric perspectives. Vol. 209. John Wiley & Sons, 2011.

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    Violation can be defined as an offense that carries no jail time but may be penalized by a fine not exceeding $500. A violation is not considered a crime.

    Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. “Women’s Legal Rights Handbook” (2015)