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40 Cards in this Set

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The killing of a human being by the act, procurement, or omission of another human being?


Lilo stabs Stitch with a knife, hollering that she will kill Stitch. Stitch manages to pull a gun out of his pocket and shoots and kills Lilo before Lilo can stab Stitch a second time. Stitch has committed?

Justifiable homicide

What is the legal definition of death today in most states in the U.S.?

cessation of brain functions

Which of the following are considered elements of murder?

An unlawful killing of a human being with malice aforethought

Which of the following statements is correct regarding the corpus delicti of death?

Corpus delicti consists of a death of a human being and the fact that the death was caused by a criminal act or agency or another person

What is the unlawful physical violence inflicted on another without their consent?


Effective Consent is consent that has been obtained in a _________ manner?


What is battery?

Intentional and offensive touching or wrongful physical contact without consent

A person attempting an assault who has the immediate ability to do so has the?

Present Ability

Sexual intercourse, whether consensual or not, with a person legally under age is?

Statutory Rape

Which of the following is a term used to describe the unlawful restraint by one person of another persons freedom of movement without that persons consent or legal justification?

False imprisonment

Which of the following statements is correct regarding manslaughter?

Voluntary manslaughter is the unlawful killing of a human being, without malice, that is done intentionally upon a sudden quarrel or in the heat of passion

T/F: Dr. Steven Hawking is famous for his connection to assisted suicides


T/F: The discovery of the body of the murder victim is necessary to prove criminal homicide


T/F: The three types of homicide discussed in class were justifiable, excusable and criminal


T/F: The act of deliberating, meditating on or planning a course of actions, such as a crime is known as premeditation


T/F: Murder for which the death penalty is authorized by law is known as a Major Offense


T/F: The crime of mayhem is when a large group conspires to cause damage


T/F: Murder plus one or more aggravating factors as specified by law is known as Aggravated Murder


T/F: Vehicular homicide is the killing of a human being by the operation of a motor vehicle by another human being in a reckless manner likely to cause death of, or great bodily harm to, another


The trespassory taking and carrying away (as of property in the crime of larceny or a person in the crime of kidnapping) is known as?


Assault means?

attempted or threatened battery

The misappropriation of property already in the possession of the defendant is known as?


T/F: FedEx delivers a package containing an expensive space ray gun to Woody's house by mistake. The package is addressed to Buzz Lightyear but the ray gun is really cool so Woody decides to keep it. Woody is guilty of larceny


T/F: In cases of larceny, offenders gain possession of the property but not title to it


The Rock owns a Rolex watch. That watch is?

intangible property

The offering, passing, or attempted passing of a forged document with knowledge that the document is false and with the intent to defraud is known as?


Lindsay Lohan threatens to reveal to the media that Paris Hilton has actually read a book if Paris doesn't pay Lindsay $30,000. Paris pays Lindsay the money. Lindsay is guilty of?


T/F: Intellectual property is a form of creative endeavor that can be protected through patent, copyright, trademark, or other legal means


T/F: Blackmail is a form of extortion


The intentional frightening of another through following, harassing, annoying, tormenting or terrorizing activities is known as?


Touching that is inferred or implied from prevailing circumstances is known as?


Battery committed with a deadly weapon, with intention of committing another crime, or that results in serious injury is known as?

aggravated battery

T/F: The rape of one's spouse is known as spousal rape


T/F: A defense against a charge of larceny that consists of an honest belief in ownership or right to possession is known as finders keepers defense


Property that has physical form and can be touched, such as land, goods, jewelry, and furniture, also, movable property that can be taken and carried away is known as?


The unauthorized assumption of the right of ownership is known as?


T/F: Identity theft is becoming the most important new theft crime of the 21st century


The intentional or knowing damage or destruction of the tangible property of another is known as criminal?


T/F: Crimes of theft are sometimes called inquisitive offenses