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Different Types of Crimes


The class discussed different types of crimes and laws and why we like/dislike certain types of laws.

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Indiana University, Bloomington
Cjus-P 300 - Topics in Criminal Justice

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CJUS P300 1st Edition Lecture 4 Outline of Last Lecture 1 Different types of crimes 2 Statutes 3 4 5 6 7 Why are things illegal Felonies v Misdemeanors Different levels of crimes Purpose of the law Jurisdiction Outline of Current Lecture 1 Class Discussion 2 What laws are necessary 3 What s a violent crime 4 Property Crimes 5 Victimless Crimes 6 Violent Crimes Current Lecture 1 Class discussion on what laws we like don t like think are unfair a Blue laws prohibited certain activities on Sunday because it was a day of worship i Hence not being able to buy alcohol on Sunday ii Liquor stores actually like the Sunday law because the groceries stores may hog the market on Sunday and they liquor stores would have to stay open b Indiana is moving towards decriminalizing weed A to B misdemeanor because of money and tax revenue c Altering your passport will allow you to be put in a federal prison d You have to be a danger to yourself or somebody else or causing a disturbance in order to be charged with public intoxication in Indiana e Jaywalking and Speeding are infractions 2 What laws are necessary a Speed limits b Gun laws c Traffic laws red lights stop signs etc These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute 3 4 5 6 d Fundamental rights laws e FDA laws f No murder assault or battery g Contract law What s a violent crime a Murder b Assault c Battery d Robbery e Rape f Manslaughter Property Crimes a Vandalism b Thef c Trespassing d Arson e Stolen Identification Victimless Crime a Is there such a thing as a victimless crime i Mopery flashing a blind person b Prosecutors do not have a client per say because they represent the community Prosecutors do not represent the victim or have an individual client Prosecutors job is to do justice and make sure community standards are being protected c Private lawyers have clients d There is not a victimless crime i Named victims ii

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