chapter 11 notes

chapter 11 notes - Breach of Peace and disorderly conduct...

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Chapter 10 continued -------------------------- people v. Versogy Computers and Technology Crimes Many high-tech crimes involve the theft of electronic forms of intellectual property. All states have enacted computer crime statutes. Many traditional forms of crime (like fraud, drug dealing, theft, espionage, pornography, and extortion) can be committed using computers and Internet. Chapter 11 Crimes Against Public Order Include are offenses such as fighting, breach of peace, disorderly conduct, vagrancy, loitering, unlawful assembly, public intoxication, obstructing passage, and carrying weapons.
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Unformatted text preview: Breach of Peace and disorderly conduct • Breach of peace ◦ Any unlawful activity that unreasonably disturbs the peace and tranquility of the community. Fighting words • Words which, their very utterance, inflict injury or tend to incite an immediate breach of the pace. • Fighting words are not protected by free speech caluse of the first Amendment to the US Constitution. Test for offensive words is what normal people would understand that may cause a fight. Breech of th peace....
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