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Business Law 1.03

Understand Criminal and Civil Laws

TermDefinition
Aggravated Assault A person that inflicts serious injury upon another person or uses a deadly weapon
Arson To willfully set fire to or burn or cause to burned or aid, counsel /procure the burning of any building or other structure of any type
Battery The unlawful touching or forceful striking of another person using a hand or weapon
Bribery The giving money to property to a public official in exchange for a favor
Contempt of Court When a person ignores a court order or shows a lack of respect for the court
Criminal Act An act that is punishable offense against society
Criminal Intent
Duty The obligation to use a reasonable standard of care to prevent injury to theirs
Embezzlement Take, make away with or secrete, with intent to embezzle or fraudulently and willfully misapply or convert to his own use, andy money or items
Felony A crime punishable by confinement for more than a year in a state prison or by a fine more than $1000
Forgery Placing a false signature on a check or other document in order to deceive someone of their property
Fraud A person or a business uses deception to obtain money or property
Infraction A noncriminal violation of law not punishable by imprisonment
Kidnapping The unlawful removal or restraint of a person against his or her will
Larceny Larceny of property where the value of the property or goods is not more than $1000
Manslaughter The killing of another person without malice or intent
Misdemeanor Less serious crime that is usually punishable in a local jail for less than 1 year, or a fine
Money Laundering When illegally obtained money is put into or through a business to hide it's origin
Murder The intentional killing of another person
Obstruction of Justice Occurs when a person does something that hinders the court to move forward in a case
Perjury Occurs when a person under oath lies during a court or administrative process
Date Rape A victim who is unconscious or a person who is physically unable to resist an act sexual intercourse
Robbery The wrongful taking of property from another person by threat or the actual use of force, violence or a weapon
Simple Assault An attempt to commit a battery against another person
Statutory Rape The defendant engages in a sexual act with another who is 13, 14, or 15 years old and the defendant is at least 6 years older than the person
Treason Giving aid and comfort to enemies of the US
Vandalism The willful or malicious damage to property either private or public
Violation of Duty
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