Week 3 Chapter 2 Limitations on Criminal Liability
Week 3 Chapter 2 Limitations on Criminal Liability CRIJ 1310
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Date Created: 09/11/15
CRIJ 1310 Fundamentals of Criminal Law Professor Melinda Lauck Week 3 Chapter 2 Limitations on Criminal Liability Bill of Rights located at the bottom of US Constitution They keep the government from being too strong First 10 and 14th amendments 0 14th ties states hands as well 0 8t protection against cruel and unusual punishment Due Process 5th amendment federal law 0 Selfincrimination protection 0 Double jeopardy government harassment o Commonly referred to as the right to remain silent 14th amendment protects an individual from actions by the state Jurisdiction The power to exercise authority over the subject matter or over a person Subiect matter iurisdiction refers to the nature of the claim or controversy May be determined by the monetary value of the dispute the amount of money in controversy Personal iurisdiction will be found if the persons involved in the litigation are present in the state or are legal residents of the state in which the lawsuit has been led or if the transaction in question has a substantial connection to the state Related issue 0 Venue geographical location where the trial should be held an act is not a crime unless there is a harm to society
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