Crm J 102 study guide 1

Crm J 102 study guide 1 - NCVS- National Crime Victim...

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NCVS- National Crime Victim Survey The nation’s primary source of information on criminal victimization. Each year, data are obtained from a national sample that measure the frequency, characteristics, and consequences of criminal victimization by such crimes as rape, sexual assault, robbery, assault, theft, household burglary, and motor vehicle theft Career Criminal Persistent repeat offenders who organize their lifestyle around criminality Stare Decisis To stand by decided cases, the legal principle by which the decision or holding in a an earlier case becomes the standard by which subsequent similar cases are judged Mala In se In common law, offenses that are from their own nature evil, immoral, and wrong. Mala in se offenses include murder, theft, and arson Misdemeanor Lower than a felony and is generally punishable by fine or imprisonment otherwise than in a penitentiary i.e. petty larceny, assault and battery, and unlawful possession of weed Mens Rea A guilty mind; the intent to commit a
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