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Chapter Twelve Criminal Law
Criminal Law Criminal law = Government punishment of wrongs committed against society Case captions: United States v. Thomas State of Georgia v. Johnson Criminal Law
Criminal Law White collar crime = A crime in a business or professional setting committed to achieve a personal or business advantage Particularly a crime committed in order to obtain money, property or services Criminal Law
Criminal Law Criminal Intent = For most crimes, the defendant must have acted willfully or knowingly A few crimes require only reckless conduct A criminal act is also required Criminal Law
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- Spring '07