Match the items in the Case Summary column to
the Options in the right column by entering the correct corresponding alphabetical
letter next to the numbers in the first column. Not all options will be
Shaun is driving home at night from work on a six-lane road,
under the speed limit. There are no streetlights. A man is crossing the
middle of the street, and Shaun does not see him. Shaun hits the man and
Ruth’s friend Mary asks her to drive her to a convenience store
and wait for her. While Ruth waits in the car, Mary shoots and kills the
clerk, and robs the store. Mary gets in the car and Ruth drives away.
Lisa comes home early from work and finds her husband in bed
with her best friend. Lisa grabs a handgun and shoots her friend in the head.
Zachary suggested playing Russian roulette with his friend Gary,
because he had a handgun and only three bullets. Gary shoots himself in the
head and dies.
Officer Chan is a city police officer who pulled over a speeding
car. Upon asking for license and registration, the driver grabbed a gun out
of the glove box and began to turn toward the officer. Officer Chan shot and
killed the driver.
Ben and Heather have a suicide pact, because their families are
preventing them from having a relationship. Ben drives his car, with Heather
in the passenger seat, off the cliff. Heather lives and Ben dies.
After a fight with his wife, Tom buys a shovel and rope. He
tells his wife he wants to drive into the desert to look at the stars. While
in the desert, Tom chokes his wife. He digs a hole and buries her in the
Andrew abuses his son, Joe, which was noted by Joe’s teachers.
Andrew gets extremely drunk one day and beats Joe again. After 3 days, Joe
dies from his injuries.
Scott murders his wife, then takes a boat out to sea and dumps
her body. Can Scott be charged with homicide?
Nicole owns two aggressive dogs that consistently get out of the
backyard. The dogs attack and kill Nicole’s 80-year old neighbor as she takes
her daily walk.
11.How does your state’s law define
kidnapping? What degrees of kidnapping are effective in your state? How do
federal kidnapping laws differ from your state’s kidnapping laws? Include
12.How do false imprisonment and
abduction laws vary from kidnapping in your state? Include references.
13.Provide an example of a recent case
involving a computer or high-technology crime. What law was broken? When was this law enacted? What
was the punishment? Include references.