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LEB 4 Vocab

TermDefinition
Felony punishable by more than a year in prison, at least a fine of a thousand dollars, or death
Misdemeanor punishable by less than a year or a fine, or both
White Collar Crime offenses in business
Larceny the wrongful taking of money or personal property belonging to someone else with the intent to deprive the owner of the possession
Robbery taking of property from another's person or immediate presence, against the victims will, by force or by causing fear
Burglary entering a building without permission when intending to commit a crime
False Pretenses one who obtains money or other property by lying about a past or existing fact is guilty of false pretenses
Forgery falsely making or materially altering a writing to defraud another
Bribery unlawfully offering or giving anything of value to influence performance of an official
Probable Cause a reasonable ground for belief
Procedural Defense based on problems with the way evidence is obtained or the way an accused person is arrested, questioned, tried, or punished
Substantive Defense disprove, justify, or excuse the alleged crime
Self-defense the use of force that appears to be reasonably necessary to the victim to prevent death, serious bodily harm, rape, or kidnapping
Immunity freedom from prosecution when one has committed the crime charged
Contempt of Court action that hinders the administration of justice
Punishment only penalty provided by laws and imposed by a court
Plea Bargaining agreement with prosecutor allowing defendant to plead guilty to a lesser crime than the more serious one he/she likely would be charged with
Created by: LEBSPAN