Texas Penal Code

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Quiz covers the Texas Penal Code 2009.


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  • 1. 
    Sec. 8.01.  INSANITY.  (a)  It is an_____________________ that, at the time of the conduct charged, the actor, as a result of __________________, did not know that his conduct was wrong.
    • A. 

      Affirmative defense to prosecution

    • B. 

      Mitigating circumstance

    • C. 

      Severe mental disease or defect

    • D. 

      Intoxication

  • 2. 
    Sec. 8.02.  MISTAKE OF FACT.  (a)  It is a __________________that the actor through mistake formed a reasonable belief about a matter of fact if his mistaken belief _________the kind of culpability required for commission of the offense.
    • A. 

      Negated

    • B. 

      Affirmative defense to prosecution

    • C. 

      Affirmed

    • D. 

      Defense to prosecution

  • 3. 
    Sec. 8.03.  MISTAKE OF LAW.  (a)  It is ____________ to prosecution that the actor was ignorant of the provisions of any law after the law has taken effect.(b)  It is an affirmative defense to prosecution that the actor reasonably believed the conduct charged did not constitute a crime and that he acted in reasonable reliance upon:(1)  an official statement of the law contained in a written order or grant of permission by an administrative agency charged by law with responsibility for ____________ in question; or(2)  a written interpretation of the law contained in an opinion of a court of record or made by a public official charged by law with responsibility for interpreting the law in question.
    • A. 

      No defense

    • B. 

      A defense

    • C. 

      Interpreting the law

    • D. 

      Enforcing the law

  • 4. 
    Sec. 8.04.  INTOXICATION.  (a)  Voluntary intoxication ___________ constitute a defense to the commission of crime.(b)  Evidence of temporary insanity caused by intoxication may be introduced by the actor in ____________ of the penalty attached to the offense for which he is being tried.(c)  When temporary insanity is relied upon as a defense and the evidence tends to show that such insanity was caused by intoxication, the court shall charge the jury in accordance with the provisions of this section.(d)  For purposes of this section "intoxication" means disturbance of mental or physical capacity resulting from the introduction of any substance into the body.
    • A. 

      Does not

    • B. 

      Does

    • C. 

      Mitigation

    • D. 

      Defense