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Melvin - Chapter 22 #43Topic: Conspiracy
44.(p. 551)Which of the following is least likely to be considered a mitigating circumstance? A. ageB.sexC. mental illnessD. lack of a prior criminal historySex or gender does not affect a person's ability to understand right from wrong.AACSB: Reflective ThinkingBlooms: UnderstandDifficulty: MediumLearning Objective: 22-04 Articulate the underlying tenets of criminal law and requirements for criminal liability.Melvin - Chapter 22 #44Topic: Legal Speak Feature45.(p. 566)Michelle is driving at night when a policeman pulls her over for a blown tail light. When he approaches the car he shines his flashlight into the car and sees a bag of white powder on the back seat. The officer orders Michelle out of the car and then reaches in to seize the bag. A quick examination leads him to believe that the bag contains cocaine. He arrests Michelle and takes her to the station. Police may make plain view searches and may use ordinary mechanical devices which are ordinarily available to the public.AACSB: Reflective ThinkingBlooms: EvaluateDifficulty: MediumLearning Objective: 22-08 Name and explain the various constitutional procedural protections afforded to those accused of a crime.Melvin - Chapter 22 #45
Topic: Plain View Doctrine
46.(p. 552)Murder is the killing of a human being with malice aforethought. Malice aforethought is the premeditation and planning of the crime. Malice aforethought shows that one considered the consequence of their actions and knowingly committed the crime. The malice aforethought would be the: Malice aforethought shows the state of mind of the defendant.AACSB: AnalyticBlooms: UnderstandDifficulty: MediumLearning Objective: 22-04 Articulate the underlying tenets of criminal law and requirements for criminal liability.Melvin - Chapter 22 #46Topic: Mental Requirement