TJ_Comp 20_TB_Ch08

TJ_Comp 20_TB_Ch08 - Chapter 8CRIMES TRUE/FALSE 1. Crimes...

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Chapter 8—CRIMES TRUE/FALSE 1. Crimes and criminal punishment guidelines are specified in detailed criminal codes and statutes. ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 2. The criminal law of all states is the same because all states have adopted a uniform criminal code. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 3. Generally, misdemeanors are more serious than felonies. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 4. An act that is a felony in one state will necessarily be a felony in another. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 5. A crime consists of three elements: the mental state, the intent, and the act. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 6. For an act to be considered a crime, it is necessary that some person be harmed. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 7. "Mental state" does not require an awareness of guilt. ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 8. A person may be held criminally liable for acts committed by another. ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 9. For business crimes, managers cannot be held criminally responsible for the conduct of their employ- ees. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 10. Because a corporation is not a human being, it cannot be convicted of a crime. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 11. Several states have adopted statutes providing a limited degree of indemnification to victims of crime. ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 12. An innocent person convicted of a crime is never able to receive compensation for the wrong. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic
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13. White-collar crimes generally involve violence. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 14. RICO authorizes both criminal and civil actions. ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 15. A RICO action would not be appropriate to use against antiabortion protesters. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 16. Bribery requires the use of violence. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 17. Extortion and blackmail are exactly the same. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 18. The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act applies to businesses with their principal offices located in the United States. ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 19. Counterfeiting laws prohibit the mutilation of currency. ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 20. Forgery includes signing another person's name to a check. ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 21. Obtaining money from an automated teller machine by the unauthorized use of the depositor's ATM card is a state crime, not a federal crime. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 22. Embezzlement involves fraud. ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 23. Embezzlement always involves a bank account. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 24. Computer crimes are always covered by the traditional criminal law of a state. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 25. A computer crime generally can only be committed by a person with a computer.
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ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 26. Destroying information stored on a computer may be a crime.
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TJ_Comp 20_TB_Ch08 - Chapter 8CRIMES TRUE/FALSE 1. Crimes...

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