Aim : What is the NYS Penal Law?. NYS Penal Law. Article 1.05: The general purposes of the provisions of this article are : To describe criminal conduct To give fair warning of the potential criminal conduct To define the criminal conduct and the accompanying mental states
Article 1.05: The general purposes of the provisions of this article are:
Article 10.00: Definitions of terms of general use in this chapter.
Misdemeanormeans an offense, other than a traffic infraction, for which a sentence of 15 days to one year may be imposed.
Possessmeans to have physical possession or otherwise to exercise control over tangible property.
(1) a person thirteen years old who is criminally responsible for acts constituting murder in the second degree and;
(2) a person fourteen or fifteen years old who is criminally responsible for acts constituting the crimes of:
Knowingly: A person acts knowingly with when he/she is Aware that his/her Conduct is of Such Nature or that Such Circumstance Exists.
Recklessly: A person acts recklessly with respect when he/she is Aware of and Consciously Disregards a Substantial and Unjustifiable Risk that Such Result Will Occur or that Such Circumstance Exists.
Criminal Negligence: A person acts with criminal negligence when he/she Fails to Perceive a Substantial and Unjustifiable Risk that Such Result will Occur or that Such Circumstance Exists.
Any instrument or substance
which can be used to cause
serious physical injury or
Pilum Ballistic Knife
Metal Knuckle Knife