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Criminal Law Chapter 3
Objectives Felony Vs. Misdemeanor State and federal law (pp. 56 & 57)State and federal law (pp. 56 & 57) Elements of a crimeElements of a crime Defenses to CrimesDefenses to Crimes
CLASSIFY SCHOOL OFFENSES Make a list of School Offenses Try to classify them as Misdemeanors or Felonies FELONIES Drugs on Campus Weapons Bomb threats Death threats Nude photos Insubordination fighting MISDEMEANORS Sleeping Cheating Dress code Writing on desk Doodle on bathroom wall Pushing someone
CRIME Act against the public good PLAINTIFF Gov that Represents The Public DEFENDANT The Accused Prosecutor Represents the case
CLASSIFICATION FELONIES Imprisonment or death EX: Murder MISDEMEANORS Fine Brief imprisonment EX: DUI or driving w/out a license
Put the following crimes in the correct category
Classes of Felonies & Misdeameanors FELONY Class A Class B Class C Class D MISDEMEANOR Class A Class B Class C Class D USING THE INDIANA CRIMINAL CODE BOOK, FIND AN EXAMPLE OF A CRIME AT EACH LEVEL. BE PREPARED TO SHARE. KEEP THE CRIMES APPROPRIATE FOR SCHOOL.