Learning Objectives

  1. Know the elements of larceny.
  2. Understand embezzlement and the difference between larceny and embezzlement.
  3. State the elements of false pretenses and the distinction between false pretenses and larceny by trick.
  4. Explain the purpose of theft statutes.
  5. List the elements of receiving stolen property and the purpose of making it a crime to receive stolen property.
  6. Define forgery and uttering.
  7. Know the elements of robbery and the difference between robbery and larceny.
  8. State the elements of carjacking and the difference between carjacking and robbery.
  9. Understand the difference between robbery and extortion.
  10. Know the common law of burglary and the changes to the law of burglary introduced by burglary statutes.
  11. Understand the law of trespass and the difference between burglary and trespass.
  12. Know the mens rea and actus reus of arson.
  13. State the law of criminal mischief and the three categories of acts that constitute criminal mischief under the Model Penal Code.