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Criminal Law

Discussion Board Week 3

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MPC Model Penal Code is the code developed by American Law Institute.
One Example of a Crime of Moral Turpitude Murder
True or False Codified Criminal Law is a huge list of the punishments for crimes committed False. Codified Law defines the crimes and lists the punishments that go with them.
The Federal Criminal Code is made up of what? 52 Criminal Codes-one for each of the 50 states, one for D.C. and The Federal Criminal Code
Retribution is punishment that Is based on just deserts
True of False ? To Incapacitate an Offender you perform surgery on them True. It rarely is done, but common ones alter abilities for rapists to perform
Discretionary Decision Making are based on unwritten rules, training and experience
What is an ex post facto law? A law passed after the occurrence of the conduct constituting the crime.
True or False? The rule of law is only above the poor and homeless False. The rule of law is above everyone.
Equal Protection of the law is in what Amendment? Fourteenth
Principle of Proportionality is... A principle of law that states that the punishment must be proportional to the crime
Determinate sentencing lengths are determined according to... The seriousness of the law.
Actus reus is... The criminal act
Created by: AndersonSusan
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