Legal Terms and Concepts
DIRECTIONS: Answer questions 26 through 35 based solely on the content of the legal definitions provided. Do not use any other knowledge of the law that you may have. You may refer to the definitions when answering the questions.
Assault: A person assaults another person when he intends to cause physical injury to another person, and he does commit and act that causes physical injury to that person or any other person.
Burglar’s Tools: A person is guilty of this crime when he possess an instrument which is commonly used in the commission of the crimes of burglary, larceny or theft of services. It is a misdemeanor.
Criminal Mischief: A person commits criminal mischief when he intends to damage another person’s property and, without any legal right to do so, he damages that person’s property.
Jostling: A person commits jostling when in a public place he intentionally places his hand near the pocket or handbag of another person, or unnecessarily crowds another person, while an accomplice places his hand near another person’s pocket or handbag. It is a misdemeanor.
Menacing: A person commits the crime of menacing when, through physical threat, he intentionally places or attempts to place another person in fear of immediate physical injury.
Promoting a Suicide Attempt: A person is guilty of this crime when he intentionally causes or aids another person in attempting suicide. It is a Class E felony. However, if the person attempting suicide does in fact die as a result of the suicide attempt, then the person rendering the aid is guilty of murder.
Rape: A male commits this crime when he has sexual intercourse with a female by force and against her will, or in any instance when the male is over 21 years of age and the other person is less then 17 years of age. This law does not apply to persons who are legally married to each other. It is a Class B felony.
Reckless Endangerment in the Second Degree: A person commits this crime when he recklessly engages in conduct that creates a substantial risk of serious physical injury to another person. It is a misdemeanor.ck here to add your own text and edit me. It's easy.
Reckless Endangerment in the First Degree: A person commits this crime when, under circumstance indicating a grave indifference for human life, he engages in conduct that creates a grave risk of death to another person. It is a Class D felony.
Reckless Endangerment of Property: A person is guilty of this crime when he recklessly engages in conduct that creates a substantial risk of damage to the property of another. It is a misdemeanor.
Sexual Abuse: A person is guilty of this crime when he subjects another to sexual contact without the latter’s consent. This crime can not be committed by persons married to each other. It is a misdemeanor.
Theft of Services: A person is guilty of this crime when he fails to pay for subway, bus, or other transportation services. It is a misdemeanor.