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Crimes Involving Force & Fear - Chapter Summary
This self-paced chapter offers a comprehensive examination of crimes involving force and fear. Review short lessons to discover or boost your knowledge of domestic violence, stalking, aggravated kidnapping and other crimes. Our self-assessment options, which include mini quizzes and a broader chapter exam, can ensure you have a quality grasp of these crimes. If you hit a snag during your studies or need additional details, feel free to submit your lesson topic questions to our experts. These resources are available 24/7, making it easy to study whenever your schedule permits. After completing this chapter, you will be ready to:
- Explain the difference between battery and assault
- Share the definition, history and causes of domestic violence
- Define and discuss statistics related to aggravated kidnapping
- List types, signs and laws of stalking
- Discuss the decision and significance of State v. Holbach
- Describe the meaning of and cases and charges associated with false imprisonment
1. Determining the Difference between Assault & Battery
This lesson will discuss the difference between assault and battery. We will look at the definition and an example of assault and do the same for battery. Then we'll consider situations in which both assault and battery take place.
2. Domestic Violence: Definition, Causes, Facts & History
This lesson will provide the definition for domestic violence. It will also explore the history, causes, and facts about domestic violence. A short quiz on the subject matter will follow the lesson.
3. Aggravated Kidnapping: Definition, Laws & Statistics
Aggravated kidnapping is a crime that strikes fear into the hearts of parents. This lesson defines what constitutes aggravated kidnapping, discuss applicable laws, and provide some statistics.
4. What Is Stalking? - Definition, Types, Signs & Laws
In this lesson, you'll learn the definition of stalking and the types and signs of stalking. The laws that protect stalking victims will also be covered. A short quiz follows to test your understanding.
5. State v. Holbach: Facts, Decision, & Significance
Due process requires that before people are locked up, they should have their day in court to ensure that their rights are considered. In this lesson, we will learn how due process applies to defendants who are deemed incompetent to strand trial.
6. What is False Imprisonment? - Definition, Cases & Charges
In this lesson, we'll define false imprisonment, introduce cases involving false imprisonment, and discuss possible charges that people might face when charged with this crime.
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Other chapters within the Criminal Justice 307: Advanced Criminal Law course
- Introduction to Advanced Criminal Law
- The U.S. Legal System, Jurisdiction & Evidence
- The Bill of Rights & Constitutional Protections
- Elements of a Crime
- Types of Criminal Defenses
- Parties to Crime & Inchoate Offenses
- Criminal Homicide & Murder
- Sexual Offenses
- Crimes Against Property
- Crimes Against the Public
- Crimes Against the Government