Top Posters
Since Sunday
4
4
1
New Topic  
wrote...
Posts: 209
A week ago

Question 1.

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

Question 2.

Distinguish common law to modern day arson.
Source  Download
Criminal Law (Justice Series)
Edition: 2nd
Authors:
Read 412 times
1 Reply
Replies
Answer verified by a subject expert
wrote...
Posts: 189
Rep: 9 0
A week ago
Sign in or Sign up in seconds to unlock everything.

Answer 1

Cybercrime

Answer 2

At common law, arson was limited to dwellings, requiring four elements: 1. The malicious 2. Burning 3. of a dwelling 4. of another. "Malicious" did not need to mean intent per se, only the creation of great risk that something would burn. At common law, any burning of a dwelling sufficed for an arson conviction. There was no requirement that the property be totally destroyed, only that it be burned (as opposed to, say, discolored by smoke) to some degree. Yet arson was limited strictly to dwellings, defined as any structure used as a residence on either a permanent or part-time basis. Not limited to homes, arson could have occurred if any outbuilding, barn, or similar structure was burned, so long as it was used as a residence in some form or fashion. The fourth common law element of arson limited the crime to the burning of others' property. It was not possible, therefore, to commit arson against one's own property. Arson laws have undergone substantial changes over the years, in response to the dual realities that (1) a person can maliciously burn much more than a single dwelling, causing extensive damage and perhaps loss of life; and (2) insurance companies could not possibly stay in business if their insured could burn their homes with little fear of reprisal.
This verified answer contains over 230 words.
1
Related Topics
New Topic      
Explore
Post your homework questions and get free online help from our incredible volunteers.
Learn More
Improve Grades
Help Others
Save Time
Accessible 24/7
  363 People Browsing
Your Opinion
What's your favorite coffee beverage?
Votes: 64

Related Images
 17395
 427
 748

▶️ Video: Otitis Media

For a complete list of videos, visit our video library