B Law Chapter 5&6

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lacrenytheft of propertyembezzlementtheft or misappropriation of funds placed in one's trust or belonging to one's employer.robberythe unlawful taking of property from a person's immediate possession by force or intimidation FORCEburglarythe unlawful entry of a structure to commit a felony or theft people are sleepingextortionmaking threats to obtain money or propertybriberyoffering money or property to a public official to influence the official's decisionbad checksknowingly issuing a check without funds sufficient to cover the checkduresscoercion; compulsion by force or threatMistake of Facthonest and reasonable belief that conduct is not criminalEntrapmentthe act of a goverment official in inducing another to committ a crimepreliminary hearingdetermines whether there is probable causeindictmentgrand jury order that a suspect must stand trial for a criminal offenseinformationformal accusation of a crime brought by a prosectorArraigmentaccused is informed of the charge against him and enters a pleafourth ammendmentsearch and seizureexclusionary ruleThe prohibition against the use of illegally obtained evidence in courtFifth AmmendmentRights of due process, protection against self-incrimination, and protection from being indicted for the same crime twiceSixth AmmendmentRights of accused persons, right to a speedy and public trial