Criminal Law Last Test

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Intellectual property

property includes trade secrets, inventions, and works of art and literature

Larceny

Trespassory taking and carrying away

Honest belief of ownership

Defense against a charge of larceny

Embezzlement

Misappropriation of property already in possession

Criminal Mischief

Damage or destruction of the tangible property

Constructive Entry

Bob lies to Ray. He tells Ray that he has permission to go into Mary's house while she is at work and borrow her TV. In reality, Mary expressly told Bob he could not enter her house or borrow her TV. Bob asks Ray to do him a favor and go get the TV for him. Ray goes in the house and brings Bob the TV

Computer Technology

Computer crime is a type of crime that employs

False Pretenses

knowingly and unlawfully obtaining the title to, and possession of

Bribery

Bob wants to build a garage that does not conform to the zoning ordinances of his neighborhood. Ray works for the city and it is his job to issue building permits. Bob gives Ray $500 to issue a building permit they both know is in violation of the zoning ordinances.

Perjury

willful giving of false testimony under oath

Rout

Pre stage of riot

Victimless crimes

Crimes against public decency and morality gambling prostitution

Laws regulating public morality have sometimes been criticized as contributing

to crisis of overcriminalization

In 1910, the federal government passed the Mann Act

Transportation of women across state line for prostitution

The United States Supreme Court has rejected the idea that forfeiture laws constitute a form of

double jeopardy or punishment

Uttering

offering, passing, or attempted passing of a forged instrument with knowledge

Obstruction of justice

unlawful attempt to interfere with the administration of the courts, the judicial system

Pimping

Aiding and abetting another into prostitution

Disturbing the peace

Bob stands outside the courthouse with a bullhorn, making a speech that he hopes to improperly influence the decision of a judge inside

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