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to Criminal Law
ssuing a check with insufficient funds to cover
the check. Most jurisdictions require defendants
to know they do not have enough money to
cover the check.
cover Criminal Law
EFENSES TO CRIMES
efendants found to have committed criminal acts will not be convicted if they have a valid defense
such as the absence of an element required to make the act a crime or an excuse that bars criminal
efense of Person or Property
ndividuals may use reasonable force to protect themselves, other individuals, and their property.
Does not include deadly force in the defense of property without threat of bodily harm.
pplies when one is threatened with immediate, serious bodily harm to himself or another person
unless he engages in criminal activity; does not excuse murder.
Mistake of Fact
f a person reasonably believes the facts are such that his conduct would not be a crime, then the
person Chapter 6
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