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Argyll law 4 klt

TermDefinition
Crime Punishable offense against society
Vicarious Criminal Liability The criminal intent of the employee is used as a substitute for the requirement of criminal intent for an officer
Felony A crime punishable by confinement for more than a year in a state prison or by fine of 1,000 dollars or more
Misdemeanor punishable by confinement in a county or city jail for one year or less
White- Collar Crime Offense created in the business world
Probable Cause A reasonable ground for belief.
Defense A legal position taken by an accused to defeat the charges against him or her.
Procedural Defense Based on problems with the way evidence is obtained or the way an accused person is arrested
Self-defense the Use of force that appears to be reasonably necessary to the victim to prevent Death, seriously bodily harm, rape, or kiddnapping.
Immunity is the freedom from prosecution even when one has committed the crime being charged.
Contempt of Court the action the hinders the administration of justice. Punishable bt imprisonment
Punishment The purpose is to not remdy the worng but rather the wrongdoer.
Plea Bargin Accused can agree to plead guilty to a less crime in exchange for having a more serious charge dropped.
Indictment is a written accusation declaring that there is sufficient evidence to try the identified individual for a submitted crime
arraignment during in which the formal charges in the information
Created by: kltaylor01