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1

What is the definition of larceny?

Tresspassory taking and carrying away the personal property of another with the intent to permanently retain it

2

In the context of larceny, what is the erroneous takings rule?

A taking where D thought the item was his is never larceny, no matter how mistaken D is

3

In the context of larceny, what is a continuing trespass?

If D takes an item and later develops the intent to steal, a larceny is committed

4

What is embezzlement?

Converting property of another over which you already have discretion, with the intent to defraud

5

What is the definition of false pretences?

Obtaining title to another's property by making a statement you know is false with the intent to defraud

6

What is the definition of larceny by trick?

Obtaining possession of another's property by making a statement you know is false with the intent to defraud

7

What is forgery?

Making or altering a writing of legal significance so that it is false, with the intent to defraud

8

What is the definition of robbery?

Larceny from someone's person or presence

by force or threat of immediate injury

with the intent to steal

9

With regard to robbery, what is the victim's presence?

Location reasonably close to them

10

With regard to robbery, how much force is required?

Any amount sufficient to overcome V's resistance