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Quiz 4 :

History and Organization of the Policethe History of American Policethe Expanding West the East: Urban Riots

Quiz 4 :

History and Organization of the Policethe History of American Policethe Expanding West the East: Urban Riots

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_______________ is the principle that the court should adhere to decided cases.
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Acts that are made wrong by law are called ______________.
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A

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The Model Penal Code prescribes four states of mind that reflect mens rea. Which of the following is not one of those four states of mind?
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E

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The intention to commit a criminal act is called ______________.
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A civil wrong committed by one person against another which entitles a person to compensation is called ____________.
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Law that was developed in England and is the basis of much America criminal law is called _________.
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When we punish people for being this or that kind of person, such as a prostitute or a drug addict, we are violating the _________________ Amendment.
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Acts that are inherently evil are called ___________.
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The M'Naghten Rule applies to __________________.
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A crime, that is subject to punishment of one year or more in a state prison or to capital punishment is called a __________.
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An example of an act of omission would be ______________.
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A sex offender, upon release from prison, who fails to register with the proper authorities has committed ____________.
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A crime punishable by less than a year in a jail or probation or a fine is called a ____.
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The principle of ___________ means that every crime must be clearly defined by common law or legislation prior to its commission.
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Mens rea is also known as ___________________.
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An act such as murder would be considered a _______________ crime.
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The ________________ means that the criminal act must be accompanied by an equally criminal mind.
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Criminal penalties may not be inflicted upon a person for being in a condition he is powerless to change is a principle of __________________.
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Who, for the most part, makes the criminal law?
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There is no need to prove mens rea in a ____________________ law.
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