Crimes Against Persons and Government

Week 10 Assignment – Crimes Against Personsand Government
Overview
Scenario 1
Lori is walking to her car in a shopping mallparking lot at night when Brian suddenly jumps in front of her and points aknife in her face. Brian strikes Lori. Fortunately, Lori took a self-defenseclass and hits Brian with her knee and fists and while running to safety, fallsand hits her head. Lori dies from her injuries. Brian is subsequently arrestedand charged with assault, battery, and murder.
Determine whether your home state will prevailin a prosecution against Brian for assault, battery, and murder, and to whatdegree of murder.
Refer to FindLaw’s State Criminal Law webpageto locate the criminal laws in your state.
Be sure to identify all the elements andevidence necessary for a conviction.
Scenario 2
Jack is angry at his local school because hisson is being bullied. He drives to the school to meet and talk to theprincipal. At the school, the meeting does not go well and he threatens to”bring the house down” if his son is not better protected at school.Jack creates a Facebook page titled, “Down with Hill High School” andadvocates to followers to “change the regime.”
Under federal law, can federal prosecutorscharge Jack with terrorism?
Explain why or why not.
Scenario 3
Juan has worked on Bob’s farm for 10 years andone night gets arrested for DUI. When Juan fails to show up for work on Mondaymorning, Bob finds out that Juan is in the country illegally. Juan shows up atBob’s house and asks for his last paycheck so he can flee the country. Bobcan’t pay Juan but agrees to let him stay in his home and work around the farmfor food and shelter. Juan remains in the country illegally for another twoyears, misses his criminal and immigration hearings, and marries Bob’sdaughter, a U.S. citizen. Bob and Juan are arrested by immigration federalofficers two months later.
Under immigration law, can Bob be charged withharboring an illegal alien?
Can Juan be removed from the United States,pending a fair hearing?
Instructions
Pursuant to the chapter readings, write a34-page paper in which you analyze the three scenarios explained above andanswer the specific questions.
Use at least three quality academic resourcesin this assignment. Choose sources that are credible, relevant, andappropriate. Cite each source listed on your source page at least one timewithin your assignment. For help with research, writing, and citation, accessthe library or review library guides.
Write clearly and concisely in a manner thatis grammatically correct and generally free of spelling, typographical,formatting, and/or punctuation errors.
This course requires the use of StrayerWriting Standards. For assistance and information, please refer to the StrayerWriting Standards link in the left-hand menu of your course. Check with yourprofessor for any additional instructions.
The specific course learning outcomeassociated with this assignment is:
 
Distinguish among crimes against persons,including terrorism and criminal conduct against the government.