Conditions Requisite For Hate Crime

Can A Hate Crime Be Committed With Words Alone?
Posted 1 year ago  | 
Criminal Defense,General Legal
Criminal Defense General Legal

1 Answer(s)

Prateek Kumar
Advocate

The use of bigoted and prejudiced language does not in and of itself violate hate crime laws. This type of offense is frequently classified as a bias incident. However, when words threaten violence, or when bias-motivated graffiti damages or destroys property, hate crime laws may apply.