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Criminal liability and law

Which of the following is true about crimes?

a. Criminal liability exists only if there is a victim who suffered damages.
b. A criminal defendant will be found guilty whenever the jury believes it is more likely than not that the defendant committed the crime.
c. Torts always accompany crimes, although the civil case is often not brought.
d. Criminal law is based on the conduct or activities of the defendant, rather than on resultant harm.

The Miranda decision requires that a criminal suspect be notified of the following except:

a. The right to a trial by jury.
b. The right to have a lawyer present during interrogation.
c. The fact that anything the suspect says may be used against the suspect.
d. The right of the suspect to remain silent.
e. The right to have an attorney appointed if the suspect cannot afford one.

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Criminal liability can be found only if there is a victim who has suffered damages, as answer "a" states. Think about this in contrast to ...

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Criminal liability is investigated in this solution, which is given in 104 words and briefly discusses both criminal liability and the Miranda Rights.