Good evening class. Please settle in and take your seats as there are several terms we need to cover this session. They WILL be on the exam.
We will start off with an easy one.
Kidnapping. Now, when most of you think of kidnapping I am sure LIam Neesom and his particular set of skills pops into your head. Kidnapping from a law perspective can be said grabbing and removing someone to another place right down to holding someone in a room that they do not wish to be in. In Canada we call that forcible confinement but hey whatever, kidnapping sounds way cooler.
Charged: Police, if they feel they have enough evidence will charge you with an offense. This is not the end of the line.
Indicted: Once you are charged, a grand jury is convened where the facts of the charges are put forth. From the grand Jury you are either no billed which means you get to go back to killing cats in your backyard, or yes billed in which case you just became every so much more fucked than you were before you were indicted. Indictments include all the horrors of whatever crimes one has been indicted for.
Not Guilty Plea: You feel like you might be able to convince a jury that you didn’t do it.
Guilty Plea You know exactly how fucked you are and are hoping for leniency in return for not having a trial.
Aggravated Rape An aggravated rape is an offense of rape that is committed under circumstances which render the offense more heinous. The severity of the crime may be increased because of factors such as age of the victim, blood relationship between the accused and the victim, the victim is aged, the offender is armed with a weapon, The exact definition of the term varies from state to state and from nation to nation. An aggravated rape is different from a forcible rape. Rape which occurs during commission of specified crimes, such as assault and battery by means of dangerous weapon, constitutes aggravated rape, punishment will be harsher.
Insanity Defense: A defense asserted by an accused in a criminal prosecution to avoid liability for the commission of a crime because, at the time of the crime, the person did not appreciate the nature or quality or wrongfulness of the acts. Cuz totally preplanning the whole fucking thing totally shows that. Just sayin’
Being Tried As An Adult: Since the early 1990s many states have adopted a “get tough” approach to juvenile justice as a response to the increasingly violent crimes committed by children. As of 2003 most states had adopted legislation that permits children as young as 14 to be tried as adults under circumstances of rape, torture, murder (oh look, Jism hit the trifecta). In some states, such as Indiana, South Dakota, and Vermont, children as young as 10 can be tried as adults.
Coercion: What you start screaming the second you realize that all those cop shows that said you have the right to remain silent might have been saying it for a reason and giving a recorded and videotaped admission may have been a really bad idea.
Parental Unit The one in the corner wringing their hands and trying to explain that their precious little snowflakes loves soccer and soccer players don’t hurt people. When that fails to garner attention they will often start yelling coercion.
There you have it class. Please commit these to memory we will need them for the upcoming trial.
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