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Criminal Liability Types Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Karina noticed a bug problem in her apartment. Convinced that the problem was much bigger than it looked, she set out to rid the residence of roaches. She purchased 19 cans of roach bombs and set them off in her studio apartment. The cans were labeled with clear warnings and a chart informing the customer how much to use based on the size of the space it will be used in. The fumes became so toxic that she and most neighbors became ill. In fact, many were rushed to the hospital. What is the scope of liability in this case?

Question 2 2. The Great Flying Carmelo has a high wire act in a local casino. He suspends himself over the casino floor and does very dangerous tricks. On the weekends, he practices in the yard of his rented house. This particular weekend, he fell and injured his back and neck. What is the scope of liability for Carmelo's landlord?

Question 3 3. The local fire department is conducting a few drills to prepare them for the upcoming dry season when many fires break out. As part of their drill set, they plan on driving on the highway at a rate of speed higher than the speed limit while spraying their fire hoses at the shoulder of the road. If a passerby is injured as a result, what will the court look at?

Question 4 4. Suppose that following DNA testing, it was proven that Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum did own the javelina that injured the Dutch tourist Zegerius. The case was filed in 2009 but as of 2013 a decision was still pending. Why would the case likely have been settled already if the javelina was in fact owned by the museum?

Question 5 5. Bumbo has a snake juggling act in the local circus. He often brings home his pythons after work. One day, the snakes get loose and find their way to Millie's back yard. Millie walks over to the snakes to shoo them away and is bitten on the hand. What tort is Bumbo liable for?

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Question 6 6. Criminal negligence is a _____ violation of a law.

Question 7 7. According to California law, which of these is not one of the three elements needed to find a person criminally negligent in the discharge of a firearm?

Question 8 8. How many states have distracted driving laws?

Question 9 9. _____ of children can be charged with criminal negligence.

Question 10 10. There are two states that make driving drowsy criminally negligent if they cause a fatal crash. Which two states have this law?

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Question 11 11. What characterizes gross negligence most of the time?

Question 12 12. Simple negligence is usually the result of:

Question 13 13. Which of the following is an example of simple negligence?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is an example of gross negligence?

Question 15 15. When gross negligence is established, which of the following is an expected result?

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Question 16 16. Joe needs to pass an electrical inspection on the first try to remain on schedule. He thinks that the inspector will probably find a few violations that will cost Joe extra time and money to address. So, Joe decides to slip the inspector a few hundred dollars. What is Joe guilty of?

Question 17 17. When a company makes untrue statements about its products, it is guilty of:

Question 18 18. How does corporate crime differ from ordinary crime?

Question 19 19. Timmy is a bartender at O'Shane's Bar. One evening, Timmy was serving a few patrons alcohol but failed to monitor their intake and cut them off when they seemed to be getting too intoxicated. After they left O'Shane's, one of the patrons walked into oncoming traffic and was injured. Which type of liability does O'Shane's Bar face?

Question 20 20. Maria works at a daycare taking care of babies. One day, she noticed that the milk was expired but remembered her boss told her that he does not like to throw things away or waste money. Maria decided to feed a baby the milk. The baby became ill after ingesting the milk. Which type of liability is this?

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Question 21 21. In law, what are damages?

Question 22 22. Which of the following scenarios demonstrate a proximate cause chain of events?

Question 23 23. Why was LIRR not liable for the harm to Palsgraf in the court case Palsgraf V. Long Island Railroad Co.?

Question 24 24. Which of the following would be considered a negligent cause of action?

Question 25 25. Which of the following scenarios would the 'But For Test' be most useful in?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following BEST describes statutory rape?

Question 27 27. What differentiates strict liability crimes from other categories of crimes?

Question 28 28. Which of the following scenarios constitutes a strict liability crime?

Question 29 29. What is a mens rea?

Question 30 30. Which of the following are generally treated as strict liability crimes?

Criminal Liability Types Chapter Exam Instructions

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