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Criminal Law Ch 11

Criminal Law Final

Common Law Elements of Larceny 1. taking and carrying away-actus reus 2. someone else's property 3. without consent 4. with the intent to permanently deprive them of possession-mens rea
Common Law Fraud not a crime because of Caveat Emptor- "let the buyer beware"
Modern Theft Elements (includes larceny, embezzlement and false pretenses) 1. taking another's property-actus reus 2. purposefully or knowingly taking-mens rea 3. without consent 4. with the intent to deprive the person permanently of their property-mens rea
Modern Theft Actus Reus includes: taking and carrying away, converting, swindling
Modern Robbery Elements (really 2 crimes: theft and assault or battery) 1. taking another's property by force or threat of force-actus reus 2. intent to keep property permanently-mens rea 3. intent to use force or threaten force-mens rea 4. without consent of property's owner
Burglary breaking and entering a building with intent to commit a crime inside of the building; there must exist 2 mens rea elements
Elements of Burglary 1.entering the dwelling of another-actus reus 2. intent to enter-mens rea 3. intent to commit a crime once inside--mens rea 4. without consent
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