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Criminal Law

Chapter 4

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Which Supreme Court case set the standard for evaluating nondeadly force claims by law enforcement officials Graham v. Connor
The stand your ground law is in direct opposition to which general requirement for a successful claim of self-defense? Absence Of Alternatives
Make my day laws are premised on a defense of __________ theory, not a self-defense theory. Habitation
Defenses that do not clear the defendant of guilt are known as __________ defenses. Nonexculpatory
Self-defense is an example of a __________ defense. Justification
Which defense results in a defendant's acquittal due to reasonable doubt in the mind of the jury? Failure Of Proof
Which Supreme Court case set the standard for evaluating deadly force claims by law enforcement officials? Tennessee v. Garner
Identify the objective component of self-defense. A Reasonable Person Would Believe That The Defendant's Actions Were Justified Under The Circumstances
The __________ doctrine states that a nonaggressor is not required to retreat from his or her home if attacked. Castle
The most often-cited spring gun case is People v. Ceballos
The __________ states that the nonaggressor is not required to retreat from their home. Castle Doctrine
Which justification defense argues that a person is justified using force to protect another from the unlawful use of force by an aggressor? Defense Of Others
A(n) __________ defense is a defense that results in the defendant being convicted of a lesser crime, but does not result in an acquittal. Imperfect Defense
Murder, robbery, burglary, rape, or arson are known as __________ felonies. Forcible
In helping to decide what a reasonable police officer would do, specific to deadly force, courts need to consider the following factors EXCEPT: The Span Of The Crime
Which Supreme Court case set the standard for evaluating nondeadly force claims by law enforcement officials Graham v. Connor
The stand your ground law is in direct opposition to which general requirement for a successful claim of self-defense? Absence Of Alternatives
Make my day laws are premised on a defense of __________ theory, not a self-defense theory. Habitation
Defenses that do not clear the defendant of guilt are known as __________ defenses. Nonexculpatory
Self-defense is an example of a __________ defense. Justification
Which defense results in a defendant's acquittal due to reasonable doubt in the mind of the jury? Failure Of Proof
Which Supreme Court case set the standard for evaluating deadly force claims by law enforcement officials? Tennessee v. Garner
Identify the objective component of self-defense. A Reasonable Person Would Believe That The Defendant's Actions Were Justified Under The Circumstances
The __________ doctrine states that a nonaggressor is not required to retreat from his or her home if attacked. Castle
The most often-cited spring gun case is People v. Ceballos
The __________ states that the nonaggressor is not required to retreat from their home. Stand Your Ground Law
Which justification defense argues that a person is justified using force to protect another from the unlawful use of force by an aggressor? Defense Of Others
A(n) __________ defense is a defense that results in the defendant being convicted of a lesser crime, but does not result in an acquittal. Imperfect Defense
Murder, robbery, burglary, rape, or arson are known as __________ felonies. Forcible
In helping to decide what a reasonable police officer would do, specific to deadly force, courts need to consider the following factors EXCEPT: The Span Of The Crime
Deadly force cannot be used in which defense? Defense Of Property
The defense of __________ involves the victim consenting to physical contact or activity with the defendant. Consent
Identify the subjective component of self-defense. The Defendant's Belief That He Or She Is Justified Under The Circumstances
This defense justifies certain types of criminal activity when it cannot be avoided. Necessity
With __________ defenses, the defendant accepts responsibility for the act he or she is charged with, but argues that the act was permissible under the circumstances. Justification
To prevent and/or stop a crime while its being committed or making an arrest is______ Non Deadly Force
It is necessary to prevent the suspects escape is ________ Deadly Force
4 Elements of Self Defense are_____ Unprovoked Attack , Imminent Danger , Absence Of Alternatives , and Proportionality
Prosecution fails to prove behind reasonable doubt the defendant is acquitted is_____ Failure Of Proof
Not Guilty is_____ Perfect Defense
Found Guilty; Not acquitted but found guilty of a lesser crime/charge is____ Imperfect Defense
Female victims of domestic violence who kill their husbands and are not found guilty is considered? Battered Woman Syndrome
Consent can serve as justification defense only if these 3 things are met? Given By Someone Who Is Legally Competent To Give Consent(Proper Age) , Fully Understood( The Person Giving consent Doesn't Suffer From Mental Disease Or Defect) and Voluntary(Not Induced By Force or Deception)
Created by: GlynniseNicole