BU HI Midterm

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BU HI Midterm
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  1. T/F: The cause of a death may include suicide.
    False
  2. T/F: The manner of death would never include accident.
    False
  3. According to Dr. Lonnie Athens, the dangerous criminal began as a socially deviant infant.
    False
  4. According to Dr. Athens, murders are always senseless from everyone's point of view.
    False
  5. Stab wounds are deeper than they are wide.
    True
  6. An abrasion would indicate the skin's contact point with a rough surface or object.
    True
  7. Mechanism of death is the bodily derangement or chemical disturbance incompatible with life, which is initiated by the cause of death.
    True
  8. Dr. Athen's believes that criminal acts are volational in that the actor considers, decides, and chooses when and where to act violently.
    True
  9. Since medicine is a science, a Medical Examiner would never consider gaining knowledge of the scene from an investigator who has viewed it, to assist in determining cause and manner of death.
    False
  10. Which of the following is not one of Dr. Athen's four stage experimental process of violentization:
    brutalization
    belligerency
    virulency
    cruelty
    violent performance
    cruelty
  11. Brutalization includes three elemental experiences: violent subjugation, personal horrification, and violent coaching. Which of the following is false?
    all three experiences are necessary to complete brutalization
    all three do not need to be experience simultaneously
    the process is never completed by early adolescence
    the process is never completed by early adolescence
  12. Which of the following is not a violent coaching technique?
    bombardment
    ridicule
    vainglorification
    coercion
    haranguing
    bombardment
  13. Dr. Athen's four stage process of violentization indicates that the creation of violent criminals is preventable.
    True
  14. Homicide is a legal conclusion that the killing of a human being has violated a low prohibiting it.
    False
  15. Each element of murder must be proved by the state beyond a reasonable doubt.
    True
  16. Which one of the following is not one of the three theories for murcer in the first degree in MA?
    deliberate indifference
    extreme atrocity or cruelty
    deliberate premeditation committed in the commission of a life felony
    deliberate indifference
  17. According to Dr. Athens, violent criminals decide to act violently based on their interpretation of a situation.
    True
  18. The Cuneen factors are used to determine which theory of murder in the first degree in MA?
    deliberate indifference
    extreme atrocity or cruelty
    deliberate premeditation committed in the commission of a life felony
    extreme atrocity
  19. Every theory of murder in the first degree requires an unlawful killiing.
    True
  20. In second degree murcer in MA, the Commonwealth must prove mailce by showing the absence of mitigating circumstance. Which of the following is not a mitigatin circumstance:
    heat of passion upon reasonable provocation
    heat of passion induced by sudden combat
    excessive use of forse in self defense or defense of another
    excessive emotional reaction to external stimuli
    excessive emotional reaction to external stimuli
  21. Critical thinking is a protocol by which we only use our intuitive beliefs to justify positions on issues.
    False
  22. Crime reconstruction is the same a crime reenactment or crime recreation.
    False
  23. Deduction is the process of reasoning that starts with a generalization or premise and then conjsiders the logical consequences of any particulars that follow.
    True
  24. Abduction ignores deductive and inductive reasoning and arrives at a hypothesis through science.
    False
  25. Modus operandi is learned behavior, necessary to commit the crime.
    True

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