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CHAPTER 4 Criminal Law and Procedure. 4-1 Criminal Law 4-2 Criminal Procedure. 4-1 Criminal Law. GOALS Understand the three elements that make up a criminal act Classify crimes according to the severity of their potential sentences Identify the types of crimes that affect business.

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chapter 4 criminal law and procedure

CHAPTER 4Criminal Law and Procedure

4-1 Criminal Law

4-2 Criminal Procedure

4 1 criminal law
4-1 Criminal Law
  • GOALS
    • Understand the three elements that make up a criminal act
    • Classify crimes according to the severity of their potential sentences
    • Identify the types of crimes that affect business

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what is a crime
What is a CRIME?

A punishable offense

Breach of the peace

Identify a domestic or foreign situation where society’s peace has been destroyed.

What is the result of this situation?

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crimes and criminal behavior
CRIMES AND CRIMINAL BEHAVIOR
  • Elements of criminal acts that must be proven at trial
    • Duty
      • Did you have a duty to do or not to do a certain thing?
    • Violation of the duty
      • Did you perform an act in violation of that duty?
    • Criminal intent
      • Did you have criminal intent?
      • Shooting at High School

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classifications of crimes
CLASSIFICATIONS OF CRIMES
  • Felony-more serious crime
    • Punishment:
      • State prison > than 1 year
      • Fine > $1,000
      • Both
      • death
  • Misdemeanor-less serious crime
    • Punishment:
      • City/county jail < than 1 year
      • Fine < $1,000
      • both

10 most wanted

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business related crimes
Larceny - theft

Receiving stolen property - fence

False pretenses - fraud

Forgery – felony

Bribery

Computer crime

Extortion - blackmail

Conspiracy – agreement to commit

Arson

BUSINESS-RELATED CRIMES

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top 10 white collar crime cases
Top 10 White Collar Crime Cases
  • Enron collapse
  • Worldcom accounting scandal
  • Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme
  • InStock trading scandal
  • Countrywide political loan scandal
  • Adelphia collapse
  • Tyco accounting scandal
  • HealthSouth accounting scandal
  • Jack Abramoff lobbying scandal
  • Marcus Schrenker fraud and attempted fake death

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4 2 criminal procedure
4-2 Criminal Procedure
  • GOALS
    • Know the rights people have when arrested and their potential criminal liability for the action of others
    • Name and describe the two types of defenses to criminal charges
    • Understand appropriate punishment for crimes
    • Explain the steps in criminal procedure

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rights and responsibilities
RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Rights of the accused
    • Fair procedures
    • Attorney representation
    • Trial by jury
  • Responsibility for the criminal conduct of others
    • Aiding and abetting

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defenses to criminal charges
DEFENSES TO CRIMINAL CHARGES

Legal position taken by an accused

  • Procedural defenses
    • How evidence is obtained
    • Arrest, interrogation, trial, punishment
  • Substantive defenses
    • Discredit the facts
    • Self defense
    • Criminal insanity
    • immunity

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punishments for crimes
PUNISHMENTS FOR CRIMES
  • Fines
  • Imprisonment
  • Execution

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procedure for a criminal trial
PROCEDURE FOR A CRIMINAL TRIAL
  • Pre-trial criminal procedure
    • Investigation
    • Information
    • Indictment
    • Arraignment
    • Preliminary hearing
    • bail

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procedure continued
Procedure continued
  • Preparations for Trial
    • Investigation
    • Witnesses preparation
    • motions

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procedures continued
Procedures continued
  • Procedure at Trial
    • Jury selection
    • Opening statements
    • Evidence is presented
    • Closing remarks
    • Jury instructions
    • verdict

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prevent legal difficulties
PREVENTLEGALDIFFICULTIES
  • As a citizen . . .
    • Work to know the law and to live within its requirements.
    • Never intentionally do something illegal.
    • Never misrepresent a fact to obtain the goods or services of others.
    • Never threaten others with an illegal act to cause them to do something.
    • If arrested, immediately contact a lawyer.
    • Know your rights and make use of them.

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