Law Exam Review Unit 3

22 Questions | Total Attempts: 11

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Law Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    The wrongful act or omission in a criminal offence
  • 2. 
    The blameworthy mental element in a criminal offence
  • 3. 
    Generally, refers to the care a reasonable person should take before entering into an agreement or a transaction with another party
  • 4. 
    Culpability based on the commission of an actus reus and inability to prove the defense of due diligence
  • 5. 
    Culpability based on the commission of an actus reus without regard to the men’s rea
  • 6. 
    A process in which the accused (defense) negotiates with the Crown, usually agreeing to plead guilty in exchange for a lesser charge and a recommendation for a lighter sentence
  • 7. 
    Exists in actuality whether legally accepted or not
  • 8. 
    A sentencing goal that seeks to restore a person to moral, physical, social, and mental health through training and treatment
  • 9. 
    Imprisonment
  • 10. 
    The minimum penalty set by a statute
  • 11. 
    Verbal or written statement given by a victim or victim’s family to describe the personal consequences of the crime
  • 12. 
    A philosophy of criminal law that views offences as conflicts among offenders, victims, and their communities that should be resolved through the broad and active participation of all involved
  • 13. 
    Factors that increase criminal responsibility, for example, the use of violence
  • 14. 
    Factors that reduce criminal responsibility, for example, a first offence
  • 15. 
    A sentence that frees the offender with no conditions and no criminal record 
  • 16. 
    A sentence that frees the offender with no criminal record but with court-ordered conditions that must be followed
  • 17. 
    Taking money directly from a defendant’s wages under court order
  • 18. 
    A device or system that ensures an offender follows a court order; usually used to regulate home confinement (house arrest)
  • 19. 
    Returning to crime
  • 20. 
    A classification for a person convicted of an offence causing serious personal injury and who is likely to reoffend; may be sentences to incarceration for an indefinite period of time
  • 21. 
    A court classification applied to a sexual offender who is likely to reoffend; may be sentences to incarceration for in indefinite period of time
  • 22. 
    The offender is supervised and must follow the rules set by the judge or risk going to prison.
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