Flashcards in Chapters 8-9 Deck (21):
Do crimes require a motive ?
What is mens rea ?
A guilty state of mind .
What is motive ?
Why you did the act if the crime ?
Strict-Liability Crimes , what are they ?
Crimes that require a illegal act.
Can a crime be criminal and civil?
Can a person be charged under federal and state law ?
What is solicitation ?
When you ask someone to do something for you, like commit a crime to keep your hands "clean"
What is 1st degree murder ?
Premeditated, intent to kill.
What is 2nd degree Murder ?
Not premeditated , intent to kill.
What is voluntary manslaughter ?
Intent to kill as a result of extreme provocation .
What is involuntary manslaughter ?
What is negligent homicide ?
Criminal negligence .
Is homicide always a crime ? If so why not ?
Homicide is not always because of suicide which isn't a crime.
Are there more suicides than homicides in America ?
What is attempt ?
All parts of a crime are performed but fail to achieve criminal assault..
What is conspiracy ?
Agreement between 2 or more persons to commit a crime...
What is principal ?
The person who commits the crime .
What is accessory before and after the fact.
A person who helps start or complete the crime before it happens and after it happens with he long the criminal in any way shape or form .
Assault vs Battery.
Assault is not actually hurting the person physically but battery is.
Felony vs misdemeanor .
Felony is if you have more than 1 year of sentencing of jail time and a misdemeanor is if you have LESS than 1 year of sentencing or jail time.