31) It is easy for the criminal law to "keep up" with technology

Question : 31) It is easy for the criminal law to "keep up" with technology : 2151771

TRUE/FALSE. Write 'T' if the statement is true and 'F' if the statement is false.

31) It is easy for the criminal law to "keep up" with technology.

32) Crimes committed without the assistance of computers usually have clear jurisdictional boundaries.

33) If a state is the victim, then a state prosecution will likely occur.

34) A politically motivated attack using computers or other technology is known as hijacking.

35) Cyberterrorism are attack using computers or other technology but are not politically motivated.

SHORT ANSWER. Write the word or phrase that best completes each statement or answers the question.

36) The offense of ________ is the most serious of property offenses.

37) The mens rea of arson under the Model Penal Code is ________.

38) A person is guilty of arson in the ________ degree when he recklessly damages a building or motor vehicle by intentionally starting a fire or causing an explosion.

39) Burglary combines ________ with the intent to commit a felony.

40) The actus reus of ________ is satisfied when a person either enters or remains on another's private property without permission.

41) Even if no property is taken, a(n) ________ may occur.

42) Modern burglary statutes retain most of the common law elements, but the ________ requirement has been largely abandoned.

43) ________ refers to the state's power to hear a criminal case and render a verdict.

44) Hacking is breaking into computer systems with the ________ to alter or modify settings.

45) Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) is federal legislation that criminalizes various types of ________.

MATCHING. Choose the item in column 2 that best matches each item in column 1.

Match each term related to property damage and invasion with its definition.

46) Arson

47) Criminal Mischief

48) Vandalism

49) Trespassing

50) Burglary

51) Surreptitious Remaining

52) Cybercrime

53) Social Engineering

54) Hacking

55) Cyberterrorism

A) Intentionally setting a fire to burn a structure or other physical property.

B) Physical entry onto another person's property without consent.

C) Sometimes considered a form of criminal mischief, willful or malicious acts intended to damage property.

D) Breaking into computer systems with the intent to alter or modify settings.

E) A criminal offense committed with the use of a computer or other electronic device.

F) The practice of obtaining passwords or other sensitive information from individuals through the use of fraud or deception.

G) A person has lawful access to the property but then remains until he or she no longer does, and intends to commit a crime.

H) Breaking and entering into the dwelling or structure of another with the intent to commit a felony inside.

I) A politically motivated attack using computers or other technology.

J) Intentionally damaging or destroying another's property.

ESSAY. Write your answer in the space provided or on a separate sheet of paper.

56) Distinguish common law to modern day arson.

57) Compare and contrast common law burglary to modern law burglary.

58) Discuss the jurisdiction problems of cybercrime.

59) Just days before graduation, Jeremy Bates learns he failed his chemistry final and will not be graduating from high school. Determined to get "revenge," he plans to burn down the school. Jeremy's high school is constructed entirely of cinderblock and cement and contains no wood or other flammable items, however, and since Jeremy did not do well in chemistry, he does not realize that cinderblock and cement will not burn. He starts a small fire with twigs in the corner of his science classroom, but obviously the wall and floor do not catch on fire. A small black residue remains on the wall and floor. Can Jeremy be charged with arson? Why or why not? Are there any other possible crimes to charge Jeremy with?

60) Joey's family owns several acres of property in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. Joey often hunts, hikes, and rides snowmobiles throughout the family property. One snowy afternoon, Joey rides his snowmobile onto the neighbor's property. If Joey is unaware that he crossed onto his neighbor's property, can he be guilty of trespassing? What if an old "No Trespassing" sign were nailed to a tree?

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