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Colleen Rowe Criminal law questions 1. Identify the elements of a crime a) Intent b) Wrongful act c) Concurrence of intent/act d) Harm/result 2. Compare the common law versus the model penal code approach to criminal intent Common law – general, specific, negligence Model penal code – purposely, knowingly, recklessly, and negligently 3. Identify two examples of a strict liability crime Statutory rape Selling alcohol to minor 4. Crimes may be classified as: a. Federal vs. state b. Mala prohibita c. Misdemeanor vs. felony d. Harm to person vs. property 5. Identify and describe three inchoate crimes a. Attempt – intent but fail b. Conspiracy – 2 or more agreeing to commit crime and 1 takes action c. Solicitation – hiring/encouraging others to commit crime 6. What does the acronym RICO stand for? Define RICO. Provide examples of some
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Unformatted text preview: famous RICO cases Racqueter Influencer and Corrupt Organization act in 1970 to take down mobs/corrupt groups such as government police etc. 7. Compare and contrast larceny, robbery and embezzlement Larceny – unlawful taking of personal property of another with intent to deprive them of it purposely Robbery - larceny + use of force/threat of force and taking property directly from the person or in their presence Embezzlement – fraudulent conversion of another property by one who is in lawful possession of it 8. Define the term burglary and provide an example of this type of crime Breaking and entering into a building with intent to commit a felony. Could include theft but doesn’t have to...
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  • Spring '08
  • criminal law, theft, robbery, Embezzlement, model penal code, Colleen Rowe

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