What is Vagrancy? - Definition & Laws


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You get into a fight at the bar. What category of vagrancy would this fall under?

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1. An individual publicly urinates. What type of disorderly conduct is this considered?

2. In most states, is a chemical or toxicology screen needed to prove an individual was publicly intoxicated? Explain.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using the worksheet and quiz, see how much you know about vagrancy. You need to know the how different crimes are categorized and laws pertaining to it to successfully complete this quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll get to check your understanding of:

  • Offense of publicly urinating
  • Category of vagrancy that bar fights fall under
  • Vagrancy category for professional gamblers

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about whether or not a chemical screen is needed to prove an individual is publicly intoxicated in most states
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on vagrancy
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different vagrancy categories

Additional Learning

Gain more knowledge by using the lesson called What is Vagrancy? - Definition & Laws. This lesson helps you:

  • Define vagrancy
  • Identify the penalties of public intoxication
  • Review the expansion of vagrancy crimes