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10/26/14 8:57 PM Business Law Test #3 flashcards | Quizlet Page 1 of 12 Ready to study? Start with Flashcards Business Law Test #3 86 terms by rba1012 STUDY Flashcards Learn Speller Test PLAY Scatter Space Race TOOLS Copy Add to Class Add to Share Print False Every criminal defendant has a right to a jury trial. True A crime is a violation of statutory law. True The parties to a criminal trial are the government and the defendant. True In order for the government to obtain a criminal conviction, it must prove its case beyond a reasonable doubt. False Taking a service without paying for it is a common type of larceny. True Criminal defendants have the right to a lawyer at all the important stages of the criminal process. True Entrapment can be a defense to a criminal act.
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10/26/14 8:57 PM Business Law Test #3 flashcards | Quizlet Page 2 of 12 A Roger assaulted Jim in a tavern, causing medial expenses and lost wages. a. Roger can be prosecuted by the state for a criminal offense and Jim may sue him for money damages. b. If Roger is convicted of criminal assault, Jim is not allowed to sue him for money damages since that would violate the double jeopardy clause of the Constitution. c. If Jim refuses to press charges against Roger, the state cannot initiate a criminal proceeding against him. d. Jim can elects to sue for money damages or proceed with criminal charges. C Jeff picks up a piece of metal pipe and swings it at Gary, hitting him across the back of the head. In a case for criminal assault, the prosecution must prove what mens rea? a. Specific intent. b. Jeff voluntarily hit Gary. c. Jeff intended to hit Gary. d. Jeff intended to cause serious injury to Gary. B A misdemeanor is distinguished from a felony based upon: a. the rules of evidence. b. the length and place of possible imprisonment. c. the burden of proof. d. the type of intent. B When a judge orders a criminal defendant to reimburse the victim, it is called: a. reimbursement. b. restitution. c. restraint. d. reformation.
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10/26/14 8:57 PM Business Law Test #3 flashcards | Quizlet Page 3 of 12 D A successful insanity defense: a. results in the defendant's being back on the streets within a much shorter time than if the defendant were convicted and sent to prison. b. is used in about ten percent of all criminal cases. c. is a favorite outcome for juries since they ordinarily dislike convicting felons and sending them to prison. d. results in a "not guilty" verdict, even if the prosecution proves the defendant committed the criminal act. C The burden of proof required in a criminal case is: a. clear and convincing.
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