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Notes On Criminal Stats Essay

1744 words - 7 pages

Three aspects that affect our ability to counter a life threatening situation are:

Three ways stress affects our bodies:

The Sympathetic Nervous system affects:
Flight, Fight, Freeze, and Posture
Regulates our arousal level
A subconscious mechanism

Stress is a natural non-specific response of the body to any demand.

Consequences of stress:
Hypertension Anxiety
Digestive disorders Depression
Heart disease Substance Abuse
Back Pain Divorce
Weight Problems Suicide

Fitness – The ability to perform physical activities while being free of health problems
Incorporates nutrition, weight and stress ...view middle of the document...

The risk must be of such nature and degree that disregard of such risk constitutes a gross deviation from the standard of conduct that a reasonable person would observe in the situation. A person who creates such a risk but who is unaware of such risk solely by reason of voluntary intoxication also acts recklessly with respect to such risk.
"Criminal negligence" means, with respect to a result or to a circumstance described by a statute defining an offense, that a person fails to perceive a substantial and unjustifiable risk that the result will occur or that the circumstance exists. The risk must be of such nature and degree that the failure to perceive it constitutes a gross deviation from the standard of care that a reasonable person would observe in the situation.

Statute of limitations:
Class 2-6 Felonies – 7 years
Misdemeanors – 1 year
Petty offenses – 6 months
Time starts when an indictment is issued and pauses if the suspect leaves the state
The following have no limitations:
Homicide, F2 sex Crimes, Terrorism, Embezzlement of public funds, Felony falsification of records and any attempts of these crimes

Pursuant 13-501, minors of 15, 16, & 17 will be charged as adults if charged with Homicide, violent felonies, or is a chronic felony offender

Prepatory Offense – Attempted offense
Solicitation – Asked someone to commit an offense
Conspiracy – Involved in the planning of an offense
Facilitate – Material support (means & opportunity)

Sex Crimes
Sexual Contact – manipulating the genitals, anus, or female breast

13-1402 Indecent Exposure – The Reckless exposure of the genitals, anus or female nipple(areola) - under 15 a felony otherwise a M1, must have a victim present

13-1403 Public Sexual Indecency – Sexual acts committed publicly which could alarm or offend a reasonable person.
Sexual contact, Oral sexual contact, sexual intercourse, and sexual intercourse with an animal
Under 15 a felony, otherwise M1

13-1404 Sex Abuse – Knowingly engages in sexual contact with any person 15 y/o or older without consent. Under 15, must be a female
Cannot be charged on a spouse

13-1405 Sexual Conduct with a minor – Sexual conduct with a minor by intentionally or knowingly engaging in sexual intercourse or oral Sexual contact with someone under 18.
Cannot be charged on a spouse

13-1406 Sexual Assault – Intentionally or knowingly engaging in Sexual intercourse or oral sexual contact with any person w/o consent.

It is a defense to a prosecution against 13-1404 and 13-1405 in which the victim's lack of consent is based on incapacity to consent because the victim was 15, 16, 0r 17 y/o and if at the time the defendant engaged in the conduct constituting the offense the defendant did not know and could not reasonably have known the age of the victim.

It is a defense to a prosecution against 13-1405 if the victim 15, 16, 0r 17 y/o, the defendant is under 19 y/o or attending high school...

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