Capital Offense Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Capital Offense, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Capital Offense?

(n) Capital Offence is a grave criminal activity which if the defendant was proved guilty is punishable by death penalty. Capital offences varies from state to states. Generally crimes involving planned murders, multiple murders etc are included as capital offence. In some countries drug trafficking is considered as capital offense