Ch. 12 - Chapter 12 - Criminal Law and Business ANSWERS TO...

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Chapter 12 - Criminal Law and Business ANSWERS TO REVIEW QUESTIONS AND PROBLEMS - CHAPTER 12 TERMS AND PROCEDURES 1. Classifications of Criminal Conduct (a) Businesspeople may be the victims of a variety of crimes. Equally possible, many business activities may lead to criminal behavior if those engaged in such activities are not well aware of the consequences of these actions. (b) Felonies are punishable by fine or imprisonment for a period of one year or more, whereas misdemeanors are punishable by a fine or fail sentence of less than a year. 2. Basic Concepts In criminal cases, a representative of the United States (called a U.S. Attorney) or of a state (called a states attorney or district attorney) prosecutes a charge against an individual or organization, as a defendant. 3. The Grand Jury The second juror is more accurate. The grand jury provides a vehicle for investigating possible criminal activity, and its conclusion is simply whether or not there is sufficient evidence to charge the defendant with a crime. CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES 4. The Fourth Amendment: Illegal Search and Seizure No. This warrantless search and seizure of stolen parts was not unconstitutional because Burger did not have an expectation of privacy and freedom from these administrative searches. New York v. Burger , 107 S.Ct. 2636 (1987). 5.
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course LEGL 2700 taught by Professor Reed during the Spring '07 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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Ch. 12 - Chapter 12 - Criminal Law and Business ANSWERS TO...

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