Lashundra Jones_LS311_Unit 3 Case Study

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Unit 3: Case Study 1 Unit 3: Double Jeopardy Lashundra T Jones January 22. 2011 LS311-03 Professor Thompson Kaplan University
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Unit 3: Case Study 2 Crime has become a serious problem in the world today. Crimes can range from petty theft to a full scale violent crime such as murder. Each situation involving the theft of Makoto’s laptop describes certain degrees of crime. We also need to keep in mind that robbery is a form of violent crime as well as a form of a property crime because the offender seeks to obtain the The first scenario deals with Sarah noticing an unattended laptop that was left on Makoto’s porch. She proceeds to take the laptop home and tell everyone she owns it. The crime that Sarah just committed in this situation is larceny. This involves the unlawful taking and carrying away of someone’s property with the intent to deprive them of their property (Jentz & Miller, 2008.) This would be classified as a property crime because Sarah has just stolen
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