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1.03 Criminal laws

TermDefinition
Aggravated Assult a person that inflicts serious injury upon another person or uses a deadly weapon
Arson willfully set fire to burn or cause to be burned or aid, counsel or procure the burning of any building or any structure.
Battery the unlawful touching or forceful stricking of another person using a hand, weapon, or other instrument
Bribery giving money or property to a public official in exchange for a favor
Burglary any person who breaks or enters any building with intent to commit any felony or larceny therein
Contempt of Court when a person ignores a court order or shows a lack or respect for the court
Criminal Act an act that is punishable offense against society
Criminal Intent intent to do something forbidden by law
Duty a legal obligation to use a reasonable standard of care to prevent injury
Embezzlement taking with intent to embezzle or fraudulently or knowingly and willfully misapply or convert to his own use, any money or items with monetary value
Felony a crime punishable by confinement for more than a year in a state prison or by a fine more than a 1000$ or both
Forgery placing a false signature on a check or another document in order to deceive or deprive someone or their property
Fraud when a person or a business used 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 the values of the property or goods is not more than 1000$
Manslaughter the killing of a person without malice or intent
Misdemeanor a small wrongdoing such as petty theft, public intoxication, or driving, or simple assault
Money laundering when illegally obtained money it put into or through a business to hide its origin
Murder the intentional killing of another person. 1st degree: killing of another person either directly or though another felonious act. 2nd degree: inherently dangerous act or omission done in a reckless manor without regard to human life
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
Rape ingaging in sexual intercurse without consent
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
Statuary Rape sexual act with another person who is 13, 14, 15 years old and the defendant is at least 6 years older than the person
Treason giving aid and comfort to enemies of the United States
Vandalism the willful or malicious damage to property either private or public
Violation of Duty breach or when you break duty
Created by: Snholene
 

 



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