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Delaware's Crimes and Criminal Procedure

Identify and describe the behaviors that you have located in your state's criminal code. What is the social control intent associated with this regulation? Is it applied equally or arbitrarily? State is Delaware

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Identify and describe the behaviors that you have located in your state's criminal code. What is the social control intent associated with this regulation? Is it applied equally or arbitrarily? State is Delaware

TITLE 11 Delaware, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, PART II, Criminal Procedure Generally,
CHAPTER 42. CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENSES; SENTENCES, § 4201, Classification of felonies.
The behaviors that have been located in Delaware's criminal code and the social control intent associated with this regulation.
Extortion: This is the demand for money for unlawful reasons like that of providing protection. The social control that is associated with this regulation is to prevent individuals from intimidating and threatening citizens of Delaware. The threats are used to infuse a sense of fear in the minds of victims and this is behavior that the regulation intends to control.
Robbery: Robbery involved taking away by way of strength or on threat of bodily harm that which belongs to another person. The role of the law is not to give arbitrary punishment. For example in Chapter 43 there is elaborate provision for probation, construction, parole and even expungement of criminal records.
Burglary: Burglary is a crime related to theft. The original common law definition of burglary consisted of six specific elements: breaking and entering the dwelling of another during the night with the intention to commit a felony therein. The social control intent of this regulation is to prevent individuals from the unlawful entry of a structure to commit a felony or theft. For reporting purposes this definition includes: unlawful entry with intent to commit a larceny or felony; breaking and entering with the intent to commit a larceny; housebreaking; safecracking; and all attempts to commit the aforementioned. the crime of breaking into and entering a building with the intent to steal. The application of the law is not arbitrary, if it is suspected to be so then under Chapter 45 there is provision for appeal, stay of execution, and other post conviction remedies.
Kidnapping: In criminal law, kidnapping is the taking away of a person against the person's will, usually to hold the person in false imprisonment (confinement without ...

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Delaware's Crimes and Criminal Procedures are noted.

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