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. Criminal Law Chapter 1 Study guide 1 The mere fact that the U.S. Constitution has survived for over two hundred years and is capable of being interpreted in light of contemporary needs indicates that the Constitution is: a. stable and rigid b. stable and flexible c. straight and narrow d. straight and rigid 2. The determination as to whether a particular act is criminal or merely civil in nature is a function of the: a. legislative branch b. executive branch c. judicial branch d. governor 3. Which of the following is a characteristic of a crime but not a civil wrong? a. payment and damages b. private wrong c. prosecuted by state in its own name d. instituted by wronged individual 4. Criminal law is the offspring of: a. personal vendetta b. common law c. civil law d. the Code of Hammurabi 5 Most modern legal systems are based on the: a. doctrine of determinism b. “XYY” chromosome doctrine c. Lombrosean doctrine d. doctrine of responsibility
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6. The common law began and developed as a result of:
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This note was uploaded on 07/31/2011 for the course CJ 101 taught by Professor Idk during the Spring '11 term at San Jacinto.

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