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Stargell Business Law Test Chapter 5

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1.  A ________________ is a legal position that disproves, justifies, or otherwise excuses an alleged crime. 
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2.  A ____________________ is a criminal defense based on how the evidence was obtained or how the accused was arrested, questioned, or tried. 
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3.  ____________ is falsely or materially altering a document to defraud another. 
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4.  Obtaining property by lying about a pst or existing fact is called _________________.
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5.  ______________ is wrongfully taking of another's property from their person or presence by threat of force or violence. 
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6.  Imporperly obtaining money or other things of value by use of force, fear, or the power of office is known as ______________.
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7.  A ______________ is a punshable offense against society. 
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8.  _______________ is having freedom from prosecution even when one has committed the crime charged. 
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9.  An agreement between two or more persons to commit a crime is also known as __________.
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10.  _____________________ is substituted criminal liability. 
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11.  A _______________ is a crime punishable by either a fine of more than $1,000 or by confinement for more than one year in a state prison or by death. 
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12.  _______________ is the willful and illegal burning of a building. 
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13.  Which of the following is not a good defense to criminal accusations?
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15.  The authors of the Constitution believed it was better for our society to give individuals too much liberty than to allow the government too much power?
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16.  An individual who helped in a car jacking in which someone was killed by another car jacker can be charged with murder.
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17.  Crimes are generally categorized as felonies or misdemeanors. 
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18.  Common substantive defenses are self-defense, criminal insanity, and immunity.
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19.  Anyone accused of committing a crime has certain constitutional rights, EXCEPT
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20.  The Miranda rule was developed to protect the individual's Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination.
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21.  Miranda rights are a constitutional guarantee that any person who is arrested and questioned as a suspect in a crime be informed that he or she has the right to_____________.
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22.  The Miranda warnings were mandated by the 1966 The United States Supreme Court decision in the case of Miranda versus what state?
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