Lesson 4 Discussion CJL2100

Task:Within the Discussion Board area, write 200400 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
Formulate your discussion. Be comprehensive and original in your posts.
Respond to one of the following questions:

1. Liability

Liability for crimes other than the planned and intended offense John and Joe plan to commit a burglary at a residence. Joe is the lookout and getaway driver while John commits the burglary in the house. John commits the following crimes during the burglary. For which of the crimes committed by John may Joe be convicted? Explain your reasoning.

2. Social Media Frauds
CBS News Report: 

Connecticut complains about social media fraud regarding the Sandy Hook school massacre and warn that such frauds are criminal and will be prosecuted.
Discussion: Should those posting false information about a crime online be held criminally liable? Why/why not? What problems might be caused by such false information?


Post your original response (counts as 1 post)
Respond to your fellow classmates 2 or more times throughout the week.
APA citation is required.