TBCh15F - CHAPTER 15 Criminal Law TRUE-FALSE QUESTIONS 1....

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C H A P T E R 1 5 Criminal Law T RUE -F ALSE Q UESTIONS 1. Under strict liability, a defendant can be guilty of a crime regardless of his or her state of mind. ANSWER: True SKILL LEVEL: AACSB Analytic OBJECTIVE: AICPA Legal 2. Statutes define criminal acts, but the common law defines the requisite state of mind. ANSWER: False SKILL LEVEL: AACSB Analytic OBJECTIVE: AICPA Legal 3. Criminal recklessness is when a person consciously intends to cause the harmful result. ANSWER: False SKILL LEVEL: AACSB Analytic OBJECTIVE: AICPA Legal 4. In a criminal trial, the defendant must be proven guilty by a preponderance of the evidence. ANSWER: False SKILL LEVEL: AACSB Analytic OBJECTIVE: AICPA Legal 5. A preliminary hearing requires the prosecutor to present probable cause that the defendant committed the crime. ANSWER: True SKILL LEVEL: AACSB Analytic OBJECTIVE: AICPA Legal 6. Larceny is the wrongful taking of someone else’s property without that owner’s consent. ANSWER: True SKILL LEVEL: AACSB Analytic OBJECTIVE: AICPA Legal 7. Use immunity prohibits the testimony of a witness from being used against him or her in any way in a criminal proceeding. ANSWER: True SKILL LEVEL: AACSB Analytic OBJECTIVE: AICPA Legal 8. An arrest is considered a seizure under the Fourth Amendment. ANSWER: True 204
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MANAGERS AND THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT SKILL LEVEL: AACSB Analytic OBJECTIVE: AICPA Legal 9. A border patrol officer cannot touch or squeeze a bus passenger’s carry-on bag placed in the overhead rack, even though other passengers might also be expected to touch the bag. ANSWER: True SKILL LEVEL: AACSB Analytic OBJECTIVE: AICPA Legal 10. Requiring a person to appear in a lineup does not violate the Fifth Amendment. ANSWER: True SKILL LEVEL: AACSB Analytic OBJECTIVE: AICPA Legal 11. The erroneous admission at trial of a coerced confession will not always automatically require that the conviction be overturned. ANSWER: True SKILL LEVEL: AACSB Analytic OBJECTIVE: AICPA Legal 12. The Fifth Amendment grants the criminal defendant a right to a trial by jury. ANSWER: False SKILL LEVEL: AACSB Analytic OBJECTIVE: AICPA Legal 13. The Seventh Amendment grants the defendant in most criminal prosecutions the right to the assistance of counsel. ANSWER: False SKILL LEVEL: AACSB Analytic OBJECTIVE: AICPA Legal 14. A jury trial is not required in cases in which the authorized punishment for the charged offense is six months or less. ANSWER: True SKILL LEVEL: AACSB Analytic OBJECTIVE: AICPA Legal 15. A willful violation of a statute requires that the defendant acted with knowledge that his conduct was unlawful. ANSWER: True SKILL LEVEL: AACSB Analytic OBJECTIVE: AICPA Legal 16. A misdemeanor is a crime punishable by a fine or a jail sentence of less than one year. ANSWER:
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TBCh15F - CHAPTER 15 Criminal Law TRUE-FALSE QUESTIONS 1....

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