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 for law-breaking
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  law-breaking \law-breaking\ n.
     1. an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act.
  
     Syn: crime.
          [WordNet 1.5] lawbreaker

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  lawbreaker \law"break`er\, law-breaker \law"-break`er\, n.
     One who disobeys the law; someone who violates the law; a
     criminal.
  
     Syn: violator, lawbreaker, law breaker, perpetrator.
          [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] -- Law"break`ing, n. & a.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  law-breaking
      n 1: (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered
           an evil act; "a long record of crimes" [syn: crime,
           offense, criminal offense, criminal offence,
           offence, law-breaking]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  53 Moby Thesaurus words for "lawbreaking":
     breach of law, civil disobedience, contravention, crime,
     criminal tendency, criminality, criminosis, disobedience,
     evil courses, evildoing, feloniousness, frowardness, indiscipline,
     indocility, infraction, infringement, insubordination,
     intractability, lawlessness, malfeasance, malpractice,
     malversation, misconduct, misdemeanor, misdoing, misfeasance,
     misprision, misprision of treason, naughtiness, noncompliance,
     nonconformity, noncooperation, nonobedience, passive resistance,
     positive misprision, recusancy, sin, thou scarlet sin,
     transgression, trespass, trespassing, uncooperativeness,
     unduteousness, undutifulness, unsubmissiveness, vice, viciousness,
     violation, violation of law, waywardness, willful disobedience,
     wrong conduct, wrongdoing
  
  

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