For this discussion, please answer the following questions:

1. What is a crime?

2. Research in Nexis Uni (inside the APUS Library) or on a state’s government website and find one criminal statute in your home state. Summarize the statute and explain the elements of the crime.

3. Research in Nexis Uni (inside the APUS Library) and find one case opinion that discusses the criminal statute and give a short summary regarding what the Court said about the criminal statute.

4. What is the potential sentence/punishment if you are found guilty of the statutory crime you discussed?

*Please note that you may not use Findlaw for this assignment.  It is not an academic source. 

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