CRI 101 Chapter 3

CRI 101 Chapter 3 - Felony: More than a year of punishment...

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Criminal Justice 3/30/2008 04:18:00 PM Chapter 3 Criminal Law: Substance and Procedure (Rules) Definitions: Substantive Criminal Law Procedural Criminal Law Civil Law Historical Development of Criminal Law Babylonian Code of Hammurabi Mosaic Code of the Israelites Roman Twelve Tables Common Law: Incorporated customs, traditions, practices, and common  behavior into a standardizes law. Stare Decisis Mala in se Mala Prohibita Sources of Criminal Law Ex Post Facto  Laws Crimes and Classifications
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Unformatted text preview: Felony: More than a year of punishment in prison and such. Misdemeanor: Less than a year. Infraction: (Parking Meter). Legal Definition of a Crime Actus Reus An illegal act. Mens Rea Guilty mind or intent. Strict Liability Offenses: Speeding. Criminal Defenses Reforming Criminal Law Constitutional Criminal Procedure Due Process of Law Found in both the fourth and fifth Amendments....
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course CRI 101 taught by Professor Lovett during the Spring '08 term at St. Thomas FL.

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