Conditions requisite for Hate Crime

Can A Hate Crime Be Committed With Words Alone?

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Team Legistify

Team Legistify

  • Sector-1, Noida

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.

Answered on 28 Sep 2018


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