Crimes and misdemeanors – Part 3

  1. 3. the killing of a human being due to the act or omission of another
  2. 4. 1) discrediting a witness by showing that he/she is not telling the truth or does not have the knowledge to testify as he/she did 2) the trying of a public official for charges of illegal acts committed in the performance of public duty
  3. 5. the taking of a person against his/her will (or from the control of a parent or guardian) from one place to another under circumstances in which the person so taken does not have freedom of movement, will, or decision through violence, force, threat or intimidation
  4. 6. the unlawful killing of another person without premeditation or so-called "malice aforethought" (an evil intent prior to the killing).
  5. 7. to publish in print (including pictures), writing or broadcast through radio, television or film, an untruth about another which will do harm to that person or his/her reputation, by tending to bring the target into ridicule, hatred, scorn or contempt of others
  6. 9. 1) the crime of creating a false document, altering a document, or writing a false signature for the illegal benefit of the person making the forgery 2) a document or signature falsely created or altered
  1. 1. 1) the criminal act of disabling, disfiguring or cutting off or making useless one of the members (leg, arm, hand, foot, eye) of another either intentionally or in a fight, called maiming (the serious nature of the injury makes mayhem a felony, which is called "aggravated assault" in most states) 2) to commit mayhem is to cause gross harm in an uncontrolled fashion
  2. 2. the crime of causing the death of a human being due to illegal driving of an automobile, including gross negligence, drunk driving, reckless driving or speeding
  3. 7. the crime of taking the goods of another person without permission (usually secretly), with the intent of keeping them
  4. 8. the intentional use of deceit, a trick or some dishonest means to deprive another of his/her/its money, property or a legal right