Which of these correctly describes most state laws today regarding the crime of false imprisonment?
Why was the Communication Decency Act, which prohibited any use of the Internet to make “indecent material” available to children, found to be unconstitutional?
On what grounds did the Supreme Court overturn a charge that a man who stored pictures of a child’s genitals on his cell phone distributed pornography?
A sexual offender may not be held in civil commitment unless he is proven to be dangerous and has:
Which of the following is NOT one of the primary criminal laws aimed at intellectual property fraud?
Under the federal robbery statute and the Supreme Court ruling in Whitfield v. United States (2015), which of the following is true if a fleeing robber forces someone to accompany him/her?
Among all S. state statutes that define a crime as battery, which pair of criteria applies most?
Among responses to domestic violence, which did NYC’s police commissioner find would be the most effective, based on his own experience as a police officer?
What is the most common way for a thief to obtain a credit card?
Why are many identity theft prosecutions under federal law?
Which of the following BEST represents the one term that separates robbery from common theft?
Is discussion of the victim’s specific sexual behavior ever admissible under rape shield laws?
Which statement about civil commitment of sexual predators is true?
In cases of parents whose religious beliefs prohibited medical treatment and/or dictated faith healing, which statement is the most accurate?
Which distinction do federal courts make to define malicious wounding as opposed to mayhem?
Which of the following would NOT be an example of forgery?
Which of the following is NOT true of burglary?
Which of the following are bribery prosecutions often coupled with?
Which of the following is TRUE of burglary?.
Which of the following does your text NOT cite as a common condition leading to “road rage”?
If someone has been apprehended by police for shoplifting, which of the following actions could likely turn their case into a criminal charge?
If Marjorie posts a sign at the edge of her property that says, “PRIVATE PROPERTY, NO TRESSPASSING,” is anyone who walks into her land late at night and in view of the signcommitting “default trespass?”
Reports of fraud and corruption date back how far?
In which of the following ways is “white-collar” crime a deceptive name?
Would a criminal possessing a gun and entering an empty house during the daytime through an open window to steal personal property inside of the house have been guilty of burglary under the old common law?
Which of the following distinguished wire fraud from bank fraud?
When someone takes a lower price tag and places it on an item that in reality costs more, this is known as.
What’s the benefit of giving merchandisers and retailers the authority to have shoplifters sign agreements under civil settlements to pay fines and take responsibility?
Which of the following is typically NOT considered by a court determining the value of stolen property?
The term white-collar crime is generally understood to refer to a class or type of criminal conduct whose only goal is.
If someone were charged with assault or battery, and that person’s defense was that the behavior was necessary to prevent the victim from committing suicide, your textbook classifies this as which type of defense?
The most common form of employee theft from retail businesses is known as
Under the old common law, burglary was punished by Because of the severe penalty, burglary required a(n) under the common law.
Which of these is true about the federal Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act of 1981?
How does the “money” rule act as an exception to the rule that you cannot lawfully buy stolen property?
Which of the following is NOT an example of someone having lawful possession of property?
Which of the following is TRUE of cases or purse snatching and pickpocketing in the United States?
The FBI’s Uniform Crime Reports’ 2014 Hate Crime Statistics show the biases motivating hate Which choice represents the proportion of each, from most to least?
is the crime of threatened force, fear, or
The usual elements incorporated into robbery statutes by the states include all EXCEPT which of the following?
Why are trade secrets protected?
is a wrongful intrusion on the land or into the premises of another
Under rape shield laws, which evidence is likely to be admissible?
Can a person who had no specific intent to have sex with a minor be convicted of statutory rape?
What were the grounds for overturning the Child Pornography Prevention Act (CPPA), which made all depictions of sexual conduct between children illegal?
Intellectual property generally means property rights in.
Insider trading usually involves which of the following?
Which statement about court rulings on statutory rape is true?
Which statement about the Child Online Protection Act (COPA) is true?
At what point does a bad check result in the crime of uttering?