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LST 2012 Jan 26 240 sg 1-6

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Liability imposed on one for acts of another. 3. Can a corporation be found criminally liable? What kind of punishment/s does the corporation get? Yes 1.fine 2. Executive go to prison. 3. Debarment 4. Why have many corporations set up a compliance program? What are the elements of an adequate compliance program? Standards and procedures to prevent and detect criminal conduct 5. What is white- collar crime? Nonviolent crime involving deceit corruption or breach of trust. 6. How do popular police shows perpetuate biases against minority groups and the poor? 7. What is the Sarbanes –Oxley Act? When was it passed? Why was it passed? 8. How did the Act seek to prevent future corporate scandals? What new penalties were added? 9. What is cybercrime? What makes prosecuting cybercriminals difficult? Computer crime 10. What is RICO? Why was it enacted? What is a controversial issue concerning RICO? Racketeer influenced and corrupt organizations act 11. How is extortion different from bribery?
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Extortion making threats to obtain property; Bribery offering property to a public official to influence the official’s decision 12. Explain and distinguish the defenses of “Defense of person or property.” Individuals may use reasonable force to protect themselves, other individuals, and their property. 13. Explain the defense of entrapment. the defense of entrapment arises when a law enforcement official induces a person to commit a crime when that person would not have done so without the persuasion of the police official. 14. What are the steps in criminal prosecution? Arrest, booking, formal notice of charges, preliminary hearing to determine probable cause, indictment or information, arraignment, and trail. 15. What are the 4 th , 5 th and 6 th amendment and how do they relate to criminal prosecution? Fourth amendment protects individuals against unreasonable searches and seizures. Fifth amendment protects persons against self- incrimination, double jeopardy, and being charged with a capital crime except by grand jury indictment Sixth amendment provides the accused with the right to a speedy and public trail, the opportunity to confront witnesses, have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses, and the right to counsel.
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