Misdemeanors -- See Crime Here are entered works on the occurrence of crime. Works on the discipline that studies the causes, detection and prevention of crime, and the treatment or punishment of criminals, are entered under Criminology. Works on the criminal justice system are entered under Criminal justice, Administration of. --subdivision Crimes against under classes of persons and ethnic groups; and headings beginning with the word Criminal
Misfeasance in office -- See Misconduct in office Here are entered works on criminal offenses committed by government officials in the performance of their duties. Works on offenses against professional ethics or against discipline are entered under names of countries, cities, government departments, etc. with subdivision Officials and employees--Discipline. Works on specific offenses are entered under the name of the offense, e.g. Bribery. Works on the personal liability of government officials to the state or to individuals for wrongful acts committed in office are entered under Administrative responsibility. Works on the liability of the state for wrongful acts of officials are entered under Government liability.