Essay about Criminal Law and Procedure Jus 331 Chap 8 Quiz

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Instructions • Question 1 1 out of 1 points As the common law developed, personal property generally consisted largely of tangible items. Answer Selected Answer: True Correct Answer: True • Question 2 1 out of 1 points Only a few states now have statutes broadening the scope of common-law larceny. Answer Selected Answer: False Correct Answer: False • Question 3 1 out of 1 points Sally gave her mechanic a check for $300 in payment for car repairs. The bank dishonored her check because her account balance was less than $200. Sally could be prosecuted for uttering a forged instrument. Answer Selected Answer: False Correct Answer: False • Question 4 1 out of 1 points…show more content…
Answer Selected Answer: a. theft Correct Answer: a. theft • Question 16 1 out of 1 points In the United States all jurisdictions have enacted statutes to eliminate the common-law requirement that the offense of _____ take place in the nighttime. Answer Selected Answer: a. burglary Correct Answer: a. burglary • Question 17 1 out of 1 points Federal law provides that “[w]hoever, with intent to defraud, falsely makes, forges, counterfeits, or alters any obligation or other security of the United States” commits _____. Answer Selected Answer: a. forgery Correct Answer: a. forgery • Question 18 1 out of 1 points Most states define _____ much as did the common law, however, many now classify the offense by degrees depending on whether the accused is armed, the extent of force used or injury inflicted and, in some instances, the vulnerability of the victim. Answer Selected Answer: c. robbery Correct Answer: c. robbery • Question 19 1 out of 1 points Statutes commonly impose enhanced punishment for burglary of a _____. Answer Selected Answer: c. dwelling Correct Answer: c. dwelling • Question 20 1 out of 1 points A statute making it an offense to burn a structure with the intent to defraud an insurer is an example of a _____ statute. Answer Selected

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