What is Affray? - Legal Definition & Laws


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How is an affray different from a riot?

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1. What is another term for affray?

2. What punishment would an offender in Texas face for disorderly conduct? What happens if display or discharge of a firearm is involved?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz/worksheet combo is a tool designed to assess your understanding of affray. How this term differs from a riot and another term for affray are topics you need to understand when you take the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll get to test your understanding of:

  • How an affray is punished in Florida
  • Punishment a person faces in Texas for disorderly conduct
  • Differences between an affray and a riot
  • Another name for affray

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about some state's requirements for affrays to occur
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast main topics, such as affrays and riots
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on affray in law

Additional Learning

More can be learned about this concept thanks to the lesson called What is Affray? - Legal Definition & Laws. Use it any time to:

  • Review the legalities of affrays
  • See how different states deal with affrays
  • Determine how severe affrays are considered