Criminal Justice Study Set 1
Quiz 3 :
Inside Criminal Law
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Case 3-1 Johnny and Martin are in a bar drinking beer and talking. Sharon walks in and starts talking to Johnny. Martin gets jealous because he was engaged to be married to Sharon and they only recently broke up. Martin gets so mad that he starts to yell at Johnny. He then swings at Johnny and misses. Martin falls to the ground and passes out. Johnny gets so mad that he stabs Martin in the back and kills him. -Martin's family believes that Johnny should be held responsible for this crime. They request monetary damages to compensate for the wrong that has been committed. What type of law covers this request?
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Case 3-2 Mr. Thomas is a criminal defense attorney. Peter contacts Mr. Thomas and tells him that he thinks he may have committed a crime but he is not sure. Mr. Thomas asks Peter a few questions but Peter refuses to answer any questions over the phone. Mr. Thomas tells Peter to come to his office for a consultation and he will provide legal advice if Peter decides to retain Mr. Thomas as his attorney. -Peter goes to see Mr. Thomas in his office. He explains to Mr. Thomas that he had been seeing a girl who said that she was 19. She is really 14. Peter is 22. Peter explains that they had sexual relations on a few occasions. Mr. Thomas explains to Peter that he can still be found guilty, even though he did not have intent to commit a crime. What type of crime is this?
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After speaking with Peter for some time, Mr. Thomas believes that something is wrong with Peter. Mr. Thomas believes that Peter is either slightly mentally retarded or possibly mentally ill. He thinks that if Peter is charged with a crime the court will need to conduct a hearing to determine whether Peter is mentally well enough to understand the charges filed against him. What type of hearing is this?