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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