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Criminal law
assault
forgery
fraud
robbery
Threatening to give pt. medication
something counterfeit; an illegally produced imitation
A deliberate deception intended to secure an unfair or unlawf…
Taking someone's property by threat or force is
assault
Threatening to give pt. medication
forgery
something counterfeit; an illegally produced imitation
84 terms
Criminal Law
Fagan v MPC
Tuberville v Savage
Smith v Chief Constable of Woking
R v Constanza
An assault is committed where D intentionally or recklessly c…
D put his hand on his sword and stated 'if it were not assize…
D looked into a woman's window but did not do anything. She s…
D mounted hate campaign against work colleague. Sent threaten…
Fagan v MPC
An assault is committed where D intentionally or recklessly c…
Tuberville v Savage
D put his hand on his sword and stated 'if it were not assize…
15 terms
Criminal Law
Crime
Penal code
Misdemeanors
Felonies
Any act that that harms people or society and that breaks a c…
Document that lists state's criminal laws and punishments tha…
Minor crimes for which a person can be fined for a small sum…
A serious criminal offense punishable by a prison sentence of…
Crime
Any act that that harms people or society and that breaks a c…
Penal code
Document that lists state's criminal laws and punishments tha…
57 terms
CRIMINAL LAW
Elements of a crime
Indictable Offence
Summary Offence
Accused
Against the law, against morality, harmful to society, punish…
A serious criminal offence for which the defendant is entitle…
less severe offences that are heard and sentenced by a magist…
The person charged with a criminal offence
Elements of a crime
Against the law, against morality, harmful to society, punish…
Indictable Offence
A serious criminal offence for which the defendant is entitle…
25 terms
CRIMINAL LAW
tell
wait
take a photo
take
брать
tell
wait
11 terms
Criminal Law
Probable Cause
Felony
Misdemeanor
Writ of Habeas Corpus
Reasonable cause for issuing a search warrant or making an ar…
A crime regarded as more serious than a misdemeanor, and usua…
A crime or offense that is less serious than a felony; any mi…
A court order that requires police to bring a prisoner to cou…
Probable Cause
Reasonable cause for issuing a search warrant or making an ar…
Felony
A crime regarded as more serious than a misdemeanor, and usua…
39 terms
Substantive Criminal Law 1
alibi
verdict of insanity defense
necessity defense
objective entrapment
defendant must provide 10 day written notice to prosecution ,…
jury finds all elements of insanity defense and can admit def…
commit a crime to prevent more serious harm from occurring
police misconduct causes charges to be dismissed
alibi
defendant must provide 10 day written notice to prosecution ,…
verdict of insanity defense
jury finds all elements of insanity defense and can admit def…
28 terms
Criminal Law
State Of Mind
Mens Rea
Strict Liability
Elements
What you are thinking. Most crimes require that the actor hav…
guilty mind
liability without fault
a part or aspect of something abstract, especially one that i…
State Of Mind
What you are thinking. Most crimes require that the actor hav…
Mens Rea
guilty mind
48 terms
Week 1: Criminal Law
armed robbery
arson
bribe
burglary
Robbery committed while the person accused is armed with a da…
the criminal act of deliberately setting fire to property.
persuade (someone) to act in one's favor, typically illegally…
entry into a building illegally with intent to commit a crime…
armed robbery
Robbery committed while the person accused is armed with a da…
arson
the criminal act of deliberately setting fire to property.
5 terms
Criminal Law Statistics
1. Creation of the U.S. Sentencing Com…
1. The strong economy of the 1990s.... 2.…
1. Increases in number of police. ... 2.…
18 - 24 year old males
What was the effect of empirical work examining US crime in t…
Name 6 factors that played little or no role in declining US…
Name 4 factors that help explain declining US crime rates in…
What demographic group commits most crime in the US?
1. Creation of the U.S. Sentencing Com…
What was the effect of empirical work examining US crime in t…
1. The strong economy of the 1990s.... 2.…
Name 6 factors that played little or no role in declining US…
15 terms
Criminal Law Vocabulary Set #1
Criminal Law
Corrections
Defendant
Guilty
A system of law concerned with the punishment of those who co…
The variety of programs, services, facilities, and organizati…
A person charged with committing a crime.
To be found responsible for committing a crime.
Criminal Law
A system of law concerned with the punishment of those who co…
Corrections
The variety of programs, services, facilities, and organizati…
10 terms
Criminal Law
Mala in se
Larceny
Mala prohibita
Ex post facto
Offenses that are wrong by their very nature.
Theft
Offenses prohibited by law but not wrong in themselves
a law that would allow a person to be punished for an action…
Mala in se
Offenses that are wrong by their very nature.
Larceny
Theft
12 terms
Criminal Law
Criminal law
Defendant
Prosecutor
Reasonable Doubt
a system of law concerned with the punishment of those who co…
an individual or group being sued or charged with a crime
Also called the state's attorney. Represents the state in a c…
The level of certainty a juror must have to find a defendant…
Criminal law
a system of law concerned with the punishment of those who co…
Defendant
an individual or group being sued or charged with a crime
12 terms
criminal law
State of Mind
Motive
Strict Liability
Elements
What you are thinking: most crimes require that the actor hav…
a reason a person commits a crime
the legal responsibility for damage or injury even if you are…
the conditions that make an act unlawful
State of Mind
What you are thinking: most crimes require that the actor hav…
Motive
a reason a person commits a crime
58 terms
Criminal Law
Criminal Law
Murder
Homicide
Malice
The killing of a human being with malice aforethought (homici…
the killing of one person by another another
Intent to kill (infer from Deadly Weapon Doctrine)... Intent to…
Criminal Law
Murder
The killing of a human being with malice aforethought (homici…
33 terms
Criminal Law
1. crime
2. penal code
3. misdemeanors
4. felonies
any act that harms people or society and that breaks criminal…
each state has one; document that lists the state's criminal…
minor crimes for which a person can be fined a small sum of m…
crimes that are punishable by more than one year in prison
1. crime
any act that harms people or society and that breaks criminal…
2. penal code
each state has one; document that lists the state's criminal…
10 terms
Criminal law
Mala in se
Larceny
Mala prohibita
Ex post facto
is a Latin phrase meaning wrong or evil in itself.
theft of personal property.
is a Latin phrase used in law to refer to conduct that consti…
with retroactive effect or force.
Mala in se
is a Latin phrase meaning wrong or evil in itself.
Larceny
theft of personal property.
25 terms
Criminal Law
Crime
Duty
Breach of Duty
Criminal Intent
punishable offense against society
a moral or legal obligation
when one person or company has a duty of care toward another…
A necessary component of a "conventional" crime and involves…
Crime
punishable offense against society
Duty
a moral or legal obligation
10 terms
Criminal Law Vocabulary Set # 3
Deterrence
Exclusionary Rule
For Cause Challenge
Impartial
An attempt to discourage either a criminal (individual) or so…
The penalty to the government for violating the Miranda right…
A way to exclude a juror form a case for a reason based on bi…
Neutral
Deterrence
An attempt to discourage either a criminal (individual) or so…
Exclusionary Rule
The penalty to the government for violating the Miranda right…
10 terms
Criminal Law
Mala in se
Larceny
Mala prohibita
Ex post facto
Offenses that are wrong by their very nature.
Theft
Offenses prohibited by law but not wrong in themselves
a law that would allow a person to be punished for an action…
Mala in se
Offenses that are wrong by their very nature.
Larceny
Theft
39 terms
Criminal Law Statutes
14:13 Infancy
14:14 Insanity
14:15 Intoxication
14:19 Use of Force or Violence in defe…
Those who have not yet reached the age of ten years are exemp…
If the circumstances indicate that because of a mental diseas…
Intoxicated or drugged state is immaterial, except when:... 1) w…
The use of force or violence upon another person is justifiab…
14:13 Infancy
Those who have not yet reached the age of ten years are exemp…
14:14 Insanity
If the circumstances indicate that because of a mental diseas…
14 terms
Criminal Law
Arson
battery
bribery
embezzelment
поджог
Избиение
взяточничество
растрата
Arson
поджог
battery
Избиение
12 terms
criminal law
State of Mind
Motive
Strict Liability
Elements
What you are thinking: most crimes require that the actor hav…
a reason a person commits a crime
the legal responsibility for damage or injury even if you are…
the conditions that make an act unlawful
State of Mind
What you are thinking: most crimes require that the actor hav…
Motive
a reason a person commits a crime
44 terms
Criminal Law
Crime
Actus reus
Mens rea
Indictable offence
...
...
...
...
Crime
...
Actus reus
...
19 terms
Criminal Law
Means Rea
States of mind for crimes
There are three general types of crimes
Common Law Intentional Act
The mental Intent of the Defendant at the time of the crime.…
There are generally four states of mind for crimes. First the…
One is inchoate crimes, two person endangering crimes, three…
The defendant consciously desired the event or action and kne…
Means Rea
The mental Intent of the Defendant at the time of the crime.…
States of mind for crimes
There are generally four states of mind for crimes. First the…
8 terms
Criminal law
Duress
Entrapment
Necessity
you need probable cause to do these th…
Forced to do something while under threat
Police forced you or tricked you into committing a crime
you needed to do it in order to live
Make and arrest, issue a warrant, search a house or car
Duress
Forced to do something while under threat
Entrapment
Police forced you or tricked you into committing a crime
26 terms
Criminal Law Test 4
Arson
Burglary
Exttortion
Forgery
-Arson was a felony at common law designed to protect the sec…
-According to Blackstone, common-law burglary consisted of: B…
-At common law, robbery was a felony that consisted of: a tak…
-Blackstone defined common-law forgery as "the fraudulent mak…
Arson
-Arson was a felony at common law designed to protect the sec…
Burglary
-According to Blackstone, common-law burglary consisted of: B…
16 terms
criminal law
Crime
penal code
misdemeanor
felony
An act that breaks the law and harms people or society
the body of law that describes crimes and punishments
minor crime for which a person can be fined a small sum of mo…
more serious crime such as murder rape kidnapping or robbery
Crime
An act that breaks the law and harms people or society
penal code
the body of law that describes crimes and punishments
39 terms
History and Development of Criminal Law
Hung Jury
Federal
English Common Law
Statute
A hung jury or deadlocked jury is a judicial jury that cannot…
A system of government in which several states form a unity b…
Unwritten, simply stated laws based on traditions and common…
A written law passed by a legislative body.
Hung Jury
A hung jury or deadlocked jury is a judicial jury that cannot…
Federal
A system of government in which several states form a unity b…
83 terms
CRIMINAL LAW
What are the principals of criminal law?
What is actus reus?
What is the elements for accomplice li…
What crimes is an accomplice liable for?
(1) Actus Reus... (2) Mens Rea... (3) Concurrence between Actus Rea…
Whether an act was voluntary or involuntary
(1) intent to commit crime... (2) actively aid, abet or counsel…
The crime and all other foreseeable crimes
What are the principals of criminal law?
(1) Actus Reus... (2) Mens Rea... (3) Concurrence between Actus Rea…
What is actus reus?
Whether an act was voluntary or involuntary
53 terms
Criminal Law
(1) Actus Reus "Culpable act"... (2) Mens…
(1) Common Law... (2) Statutes ... (3) Model…
Proof beyond a reasonable doubt of eve…
(1) Utilitarianism:... • General object o…
Elements of a criminal case
Sources of Criminal Law
Proof of Guilt requirement
Theories of Punishment (two)
(1) Actus Reus "Culpable act"... (2) Mens…
Elements of a criminal case
(1) Common Law... (2) Statutes ... (3) Model…
Sources of Criminal Law
58 terms
Concord Law School - Criminal Law
Criminal Law
Murder
Homicide
Malice
The killing of a human being with malice aforethought (homici…
the killing of one person by another another
Intent to kill (infer from Deadly Weapon Doctrine)... Intent to…
Criminal Law
Murder
The killing of a human being with malice aforethought (homici…
22 terms
criminal law
morality
ethics
justice
Law
the values that controls a group's ideas about right and wrong
the rules used to determine the difference between right and…
treating people fairly and equally
A rule of conduct established by custom, agreement, or author…
morality
the values that controls a group's ideas about right and wrong
ethics
the rules used to determine the difference between right and…
14 terms
Criminal law- Monster
Plea Bargain
Prosecutor
Sentence
felony
An agreement to have the defendant plead guilty to a lesser o…
A government attorney who presents the state's case
Punishment imposed after a guilty verdict
a serious crime
Plea Bargain
An agreement to have the defendant plead guilty to a lesser o…
Prosecutor
A government attorney who presents the state's case
22 terms
Criminal Law - intro terms
crime
actus reus
mens rea
subjective intent
An act or omission of an act that is prohibited and punishabl…
Voluntary action, omission, or state of being that violates a…
A deliberate intention to commit a wrongful act, with reckles…
Concerns the accused's state of mind at the time of the guilt…
crime
An act or omission of an act that is prohibited and punishabl…
actus reus
Voluntary action, omission, or state of being that violates a…
14 terms
Law School: Criminal Procedure
Fourth Amendment
Fifth Amendment
Sixth Amendment
Eighth Amendment
Protection against unreasonable search and seizure
right to remain silent, freedom of double jeopardy, due process
A constitutional amendment designed to protect individuals ac…
Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imp…
Fourth Amendment
Protection against unreasonable search and seizure
Fifth Amendment
right to remain silent, freedom of double jeopardy, due process
63 terms
Criminal Law Final Exam Review
Plea Bargain
Consent
Interrogation
Grand Jury
Agreement between a prosecutor and a defendant that the defen…
Permission
Formal questioning by persons in authority.
A group of citizens that decides whether there is sufficient…
Plea Bargain
Agreement between a prosecutor and a defendant that the defen…
Consent
Permission
39 terms
Criminal Law Midterm
Principal of Legality
3 Corollaries of Legality
Reasons vagueness can be unconstituional
Statutory clarity
A person may not be convicted and punished UNLESS his/her con…
1. Law must be clear and comprehensible to the reasonable law…
Chills lawful conduct; too much power to police; prevents ind…
To determine how much clarity is needed, courts look at 1) pu…
Principal of Legality
A person may not be convicted and punished UNLESS his/her con…
3 Corollaries of Legality
1. Law must be clear and comprehensible to the reasonable law…
Criminal Law Flashcards -Spring 2015
Common Law Burglary
Model Penal Code Burglary
Burglary CA Law
Intent
The (1) breaking and (2) entering of the (3) dwelling house (…
A person is guilty of burglary if he enters a building or occ…
Under California Law, an individual can be guilty of burglary…
Concurrence of the act and the intent
Common Law Burglary
The (1) breaking and (2) entering of the (3) dwelling house (…
Model Penal Code Burglary
A person is guilty of burglary if he enters a building or occ…
30 terms
chapter 1 criminal law
federalism
jurisdiction
concurrent jurisdiction
terrorism
a system of political organization with several different lev…
the geographical area within the court has right and power to…
two or more jurisdictions or courts processing authority over…
The systematic use of violence by a group in order to intimid…
federalism
a system of political organization with several different lev…
jurisdiction
the geographical area within the court has right and power to…
Criminal Law Vocab List
State of Mind
Motive
Strict Liability
Elements
What you are thinking: most crimes require that the actor hav…
a reason a person commits a crime
the legal responsibility for damage or injury even if you are…
the conditions that make an act unlawful
State of Mind
What you are thinking: most crimes require that the actor hav…
Motive
a reason a person commits a crime
40 terms
Criminal Law and Civil Law
Arrest and booking
Preliminary hearing
Misdemeanor
Felony
police suspect crime, gather evidence, petition judge for arr…
suspect brought before judge, prosecution must show probable…
suspect enters plea: guilty, judge sentences; not guilty, jud…
suspect does no enter plea, hearing date set by judge, suspec…
Arrest and booking
police suspect crime, gather evidence, petition judge for arr…
Preliminary hearing
suspect brought before judge, prosecution must show probable…
27 terms
Criminal Law Terms
the elements of a crime
mens rea
actus reus
crime
Attendant circumstances, mens rea, and actus reus.
criminal intent; a guilty state of mind
guilty conduct, literally means "guilty act"
An act that violates criminal law
the elements of a crime
Attendant circumstances, mens rea, and actus reus.
mens rea
criminal intent; a guilty state of mind
12 terms
Criminal Law Vocabulary
State of Mind
Motive
Strict Liability
Elements
What you are thinking: most crimes require that the actor hav…
a reason a person commits a crime
the legal responsibility for damage or injury even if you are…
the conditions that make an act unlawful
State of Mind
What you are thinking: most crimes require that the actor hav…
Motive
a reason a person commits a crime
58 terms
Concord Law School - Criminal Law
Criminal Law
Murder
Homicide
Malice
The killing of a human being with malice aforethought (homici…
the killing of one person by another another
Intent to kill (infer from Deadly Weapon Doctrine)... Intent to…
Criminal Law
Murder
The killing of a human being with malice aforethought (homici…
58 terms
Concord Law School - Criminal Law
Criminal Law
Murder
Homicide
Malice
The killing of a human being with malice aforethought (homici…
the killing of one person by another another
Intent to kill (infer from Deadly Weapon Doctrine)... Intent to…
Criminal Law
Murder
The killing of a human being with malice aforethought (homici…
16 terms
Criminal Law - Ballew/Bender
Crime
Criminal
suspect
Warrant
breaking a law
A person who breaks the law
a person suspected of having committed a crime, but not convi…
A paper awarded by a Judge to arrest a person or search for e…
Crime
breaking a law
Criminal
A person who breaks the law
37 terms
Criminal Law review, 2
Jurisdiction and general matters
Essential elements of a crime: physica…
Essential elements of a crime: mental…
Larceny
Jurisdiction... a. Generally a state has jx. over a crime if tha…
Physical Act... a. Any bodily movement. Except an act that is: (…
(1) Specific Intent: requires intent to engage in proscribed…
Larceny requires:... 1. Trespassory (without consent) ... 2. taking…
Jurisdiction and general matters
Jurisdiction... a. Generally a state has jx. over a crime if tha…
Essential elements of a crime: physica…
Physical Act... a. Any bodily movement. Except an act that is: (…
224 terms
Overall Criminal Law
Crime
Felony
Conspiracy
Probable Cause
A punishable offense against society; an illegal act.
A serious crime punishable by one or more years or imprisonme…
An agreement between two or more people to commit a crime. An…
A reasonable belief.
Crime
A punishable offense against society; an illegal act.
Felony
A serious crime punishable by one or more years or imprisonme…
21 terms
Criminal Law review, 2
Essential elements of a crime: physica…
Essential elements of a crime: mental…
Rape
Statutory Rape
Physical Act... a. Any bodily movement. Except an act that is: (…
(1) Specific Intent: requires intent to engage in proscribed…
At common law rape was defined as:... 1. the unlawful (without t…
Statutory rape is a strict liability crime requiring:... 1. sexu…
Essential elements of a crime: physica…
Physical Act... a. Any bodily movement. Except an act that is: (…
Essential elements of a crime: mental…
(1) Specific Intent: requires intent to engage in proscribed…
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