A mala in se crime is:
A crime that is wrong according to the legislature.
A crime that is morally wrong.
A crime that is deemed wrong by society.
List in the order of most to least severe: misdemeanors, felonies, folkways, and infractions.
Felonies, misdemeanors, folkways, infractions.
Infractions, folkways, misdemeanors, felonies.
Felonies, folkways, misdemeanors, infractions.
Felonies, misdemeanors, infractions, folkways.
What is the least severe type of criminal punishment?
A prison sentence.
Moral acceptability is:
The key element to all criminal laws.
An influence on mala prohibita criminal laws.
An influence on mala in se criminal laws.
What was one of the first known criminal codes?
The Code of Hammurabi.
The common law system.
The civil law system.
Which of the following is not an example of private law?
Real property law.
Civil rights law.
Torts differ from crimes and may be defined as:
Violations against the state.
The act of creating criminal laws is a function of what?
A sense of loyalty from the legislature.
The overwhelming increase in criminal activity.
A reflection of changing needs in society.
What is the limitation of the police powers of government?
State and federal constitutions.
The states may not pass their own laws.
States may only pass federally mandated laws.
Which of the answers below is not a criminal law that Congress may enact under the commerce clause?
A DUI law.
A racketeering or...
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