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2.02 BL

2.02 BL Vocab - Objective 1.02 Business Law

arson willful and malicious burning of a house or other building.
assault an attempt to commit a battery.
battery unlawful touching of another person.
bribery illegally paying or giving anything of value to public officials in order to influence their official activity.
burglary breaking (opening) and entering of a dwelling house at night with the intent to commit a felony.
computer crimes illegally using hardware and software by copying and/or taking data from web sites and programs for personal use without prior permission.
crime an act against the public good, punishable by a fine, imprisonment, or both.
death penalty take the life of the convicted by use of various means, i.e., lethal injection, electric chair, gas mass.
defendant person accused of committing a crime.
defense of family members person who uses force to rescue a family member who has been attacked.
embezzlement wrongful taking away of another’s property by a person who has been entrusted with that property.
entrapment law enforcement officer induces a law
extortion unjust taking of money or a thing of value by a public official.
felony major crime punishable by imprisonment or death.
fines payment of a specified amount of money as a penalty for committing a crime.
forgery false making or changing of a writing with the intent to defraud.
imprisonment indefinite or indeterminate sentences handed down by the judge.
insanity crime committed without the knowledge or mental state of the person.
juvenile youth under the legal of adulthood.
kidnapping unlawful removal or restraint of a person against that person’s will.
larceny unlawful taking and carrying away of personal property of another with the intent to deprive the owner of it.
manslaughter unlawful killing of another human being without malice aforethought.
misdemeanors less serious crime with a less severe penalty.
murder unlawful killing of another human being with malice aforethought.
prosecutor attorney representing the state.
robbery wrongful taking and carrying away of the personal property of another accomplished by violence or threats.
self defense
sentence decision of judge to impose appropriate punishment of a crime.
sex offenses sexual assault by a friend or a date to include other types of sexual misconduct.
telecommunication laws or Cyber laws governs the legal issues of cyberspace.
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