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Question number: 13

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2012

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Question

PRINCIPLE: A right to action cannot arise out of an illegal activity.

FACTS: A and B were thieves engaged in stealing cars and other vehicles. Once they stole a car; and while driving off, they had to cross a city. They engaged a driver to drive them through the city, since they did not know the route inside. The indicator lamp of the car was not working and the thieves had not realized this, and therefore, had not told about it to the driver. While driving, through the city, the car was hit by another vehicle because of the faulty indicator. In the accident, the driver was injured and he filed a suit against A and B.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

The driver would win, because he was not a party to the stealing of car.

b.

The driver would win because he did not know anything about the stealing.

c.

The driver would lose, because he was driving a stolen car.

d. All of the above

Question number: 14

» Criminal Law

Appeared in Year: 2015

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Question

LEGAL PRINCIPLES:

The crime of kidnapping involves taking someone away from the custody of their lawful guardian.

The crime of abduction involves inducing or forcing somebody to go away from some place against their will.

FACTUAL SITUATION: A steals B’s slave. Is it a crime?

DECISION:

l. Kidnapping ll. Abduction Ill. Neither

REASON:

  1. Slavery is illegal.

  2. A has taken him away from B’s lawful custody.

  3. A has forced somebody to go with him against his will.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

I (2)

b.

II (3)

c.

III (1)

d.

I (1)

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