Chapter 8 Correct Assignment Answers

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3. Yes. Larceny is a taking of personal property from the owner with the intent to deprive the owner of that property. Leaving the store is often proof of intent; but, it is not the only proof. The use of the torch and moving the items in this case shows intent. Baker had possession of the items with the intent to deprive the owner. The elements for larceny are extant in this case. 4. No. Voluntary intoxication is not a defense to the commission of a crime. There are some exceptions to this when the crime by its nature requires a specific intent, such as an assault with intent to kill. No specific intent is required for manslaughter, so Gail is guilty if her driving under all the surrounding circumstances was unreasonably indifferent to the welfare of others or, as often stated, was “grossly negligent.” 6. No, they are not correct. Convictions for conspiracy to defraud the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) were sustained by evidence that defendant and coconspirator, knowing
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Unformatted text preview: their marketing scheme contravened the law, repeatedly instructed persons to whom they sent unauthorized literature touting medicinal powers of their products to conceal use and possession of this information to prevent FDA's discovery of their unlawful activities, and that defendant helped to organize and became distributor in new company selling same products after FDA began investigating old company's distribution of those products, which showed defendant's agreement to obstruct FDA's lawful function of regulating marketing and distribution of medical devices and drugs; showing of actual contact. 9. Jennings was guilty of embezzlement. Embezzelement is the unlawful conversion of property entrusted to a person. Conversion can be with the intent to permanently deprive the owner or using the property for an unauthorized personal use. 12. No, proof of a tie-in to organized crime is not required, on-going crime of fraud is sufficient....
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