Criminal Trials

1. Define the criminal justice legal term of lesser included offense.
2. Assess how courts determine whether a crime is a lesser included offense.
3. Explain whether someone can be convicted for multiple crimes for one act.
4. Evaluate how lesser included offenses do not violate the double jeopardy clause of the fifth amendment.
5. Examine the material elements of crimes and how they can vary to allow for multiple prosecutions for the same acts or similar offenses. Provide specific examples to support your answer

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