Specific Intent He said he was going to kill Bob then killed Bob General Intent

Specific intent he said he was going to kill bob then

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Specific Intent: He said he was going to kill Bob (then killed Bob) General Intent: D became very drunk and shot Bob, he may be found guilty of second degree murder even though he was so drunk he did not know he had a gun o No Intent: Infancy, insanity, intoxication, mistake o Entrapment: If police persuade D to commit a crime that he or she would not otherwise have committed Jacobson v. United States o Self Defense o Plea Deal State Crimes affecting businesses o Theft General statute that criminalizes the unlawful taking of another’s property o Larceny Trespassory taking away of the personal property of another with wrongful intent permanently to deprive that person of the use of the property Ex. shoplifting o Burglary Trespassory breaking and entering into a building with intent to commit a felony o False Pretenses Obtaining title to someone else’s property by knowingly or recklessly making a false representation of existing material fact that is intended to and does defraud the victim into parting with his property o Embezzlement
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Fraudulent conversion of the property of another by one who has lawful possession of it o Robbery Stealing from a person or in his presence by use of force or threat of force o Forgery False making or altering of a legally significant instrument with the intent to defraud o Arson Federal Crimes Affecting Business o Mail and wire fraud o Anti-trust o Securities law o Racketeer Influenced Corrupt Org (RICO) Computer Crimes 1. Unauthorized access 2. Theft of Information 3. Theft of Funds White Collar Crime: Non-violent acts by individuals or corporations to obtain a personal or business advantage in a commercial context Corporate officers will definitely be held liable for criminal acts that they participate in or authorize. In addition, they will be held liable for acts that they aid and abet through any significant assistant or encouragement TORTS What is a tort? o Any wrong excluding breaches on contract and crimes or any non- contractual civil wrong committed upon the person or property of another Intentional Torts – require 1) The defendant’s affirmative conduct, 2) intent, and 3) the plaintiff’s injury o Assault and battery An act done with intent to cause harmful or offensive contact and harmful or offensive contact to the victim o Defamation (libel = written / slander = oral) Defendant made a statement as though it were fact, the statement was defamatory, the statement was false, the statement communicated by the defendant to at least one other person, and the plaintiff’s reputation was harmed o Injurious Falsehood
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o False Imprisonment Intentionally confined or restrained the plaintiff, without the plaintiff’s consent, without lawful authority or in an unreasonable manner, and “injured” the plaintiff o Trespass Affirmative conduct by the defendant, with intent to enter onto realty in possession of another, and resulting in actual entry o
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