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Criminal Law

Aggravated Assault An attempt to cause serious bodily harm to an individual
Arson deliberately setting fire to property
Battery Assault with a weapon
Bribery Offering , giving, soliciting any item of value as a means of influencing someones actions
Burglary unlawful entry into almost any structure (not just a home or business) with the intent to commit any crime inside
Contempt of Court refers to conduct that defies, disrespects, or insults the authority or dignity of a court
Criminal Act ct committed by a person that violates a law and which is punishable by the government.
Criminal Intent the intent to do something wrong or forbidden by law
Duty Embezzlement Fraudulent taking of personal property by someone to whom it was entrusted.
Felony A crime punishable by confinement for more than a year in a state prison by by a fine more that $1,000, or both.
Forgery placing a false signature on a check or other document in order to deceive or deprive someone of their property.
Fraud when 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 Theft of property where the value of the property or goods is not more than one thousand dollars.
Manslaughter the killing of another person without malice or intent.
Created by: adombrycz



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