Crime Does Not Pay!

Crime Does Not Pay! - Crime Does Not Pay! Criminal v. Civil...

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Crime Does Not Pay!
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Criminal v. Civil Law Civil – rights and liabilities between private parties Criminal – threatens the order of society
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Misdemeanor vs. Felony A felony is a serious crime, with a sentence of one year or more in prison. A misdemeanor is less serious, often with a sentence of less than a year.
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Process Chart on p. 192 Indictment or Information Arrest Trial by jury Appeal
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Burden of Proof Civil – preponderance of the evidence Criminal – beyond a reasonable doubt
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Defenses Insanity Entrapment Duress
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Presumption of Innocence Innocent until proven guilty Prosecution – the State – has burden of proving the case – guilt - as contrasted to a defendant having to prove innocence Constitutional protection against self- incrimination For individuals – but not corporations
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Constitutional Protections Fourth Amendment – Search and Seizure Fifth Amendment – Due Process Due Process Double Jeopardy Self-Incrimination Miranda Sixth Amendment – Right to Counsel Eighth Amendment – Cruel and Unusual Punishment
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Fourth Amendment Prohibits illegal searches and seizures. Six situations in which police may search without a warrant: Plain view -- the evidence is not concealed. Stop and Frisk -- may search a suspect if there is
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